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Anglo-French

[ang-gloh-french]
adjective
  1. belonging to, relating to, or involving England and France, or the people of the two countries.
  2. of or relating to the Anglo-French dialect.
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noun
  1. Also called Anglo-Norman. the dialect of French current in England from theNorman Conquest to the end of the Middle Ages. Abbreviation: AF, A.F.
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Origin of Anglo-French

First recorded in 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for anglo-french

Historical Examples of anglo-french

  • The man has had a finger in every Anglo-French swindle of the last ten years.

    Dross

    Henry Seton Merriman

  • He was called in Anglo-French scawageour, from the noun scawage, showing.

  • And she turned to greet the entering mistress with a flood of Anglo-French.

    Regiment of Women

    Clemence Dane

  • Adverse destiny, in his case, took the shape of an Anglo-French jailer.

  • Very curious is the way in which Montreuil has been linked up with Anglo-French history.

    G. H. Q.

    Frank Fox


British Dictionary definitions for anglo-french

Anglo-French

adjective
  1. of or relating to England and France
  2. of or relating to Anglo-French
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noun
  1. the Norman-French language of medieval England
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