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Norman French

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noun
  1. Also called Norman. the French dialect of the Normans or of Normandy.
  2. Norman(def 2).
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Origin of Norman French

First recorded in 1595–1605
Related formsNor·man-French, adjective
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Examples from the Web for norman french

Historical Examples

  • This is a corruption of the old Norman-French word oyez, “hear ye.”

    English Villages

    P. H. Ditchfield

  • Mr Hunter then quotes the words of the original record, which is in Norman-French.

  • Hasn't grasped it yet, its mother tongue being Norman-French.

  • French: Norman-French was the language spoken by the Normans.

  • "I am at your service," said Pabo in Norman-French, which he had acquired.

    Pabo, The Priest

    Sabine Baring-Gould


British Dictionary definitions for norman french

Norman French

noun
  1. the medieval Norman and English dialect of Old FrenchSee also Anglo-French (def. 3)
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