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the English language since c1475.
Also called New English. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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the English language since about 1450, esp any of the standard forms developed from the S East Midland dialect of Middle English See also English, Middle English, Old English
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