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noun
the French language of the 9th through the 13th centuries. Abbreviations: OF, O.F., OF.
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Origin of Old French

First recorded in 1885–90
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Old French

noun
the French language in its earliest forms, from about the 9th century up to about 1400Abbreviation: OF
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