old english

Old English
O o


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /oʊld ˈɪŋ.ɡlɪʃ/
    • /əʊld ˈɪŋ.ɡlɪʃ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /oʊld ˈɪŋ.ɡlɪʃ/

Definitions of old english words

  • noun old english Also called Anglo-Saxon. the English language of a.d. c450–c1150. Abbreviation: OE. 1
  • noun old english Printing. a style of black letter. 1
  • noun old english the English language from the time of the earliest settlements in the fifth century ad to about 1100. The main dialects were West Saxon (the chief literary form), Kentish, and Anglian 0
  • noun old english a Gothic typeface commonly used in England up until the 18th century 0
  • noun old english the Low German language of the Anglo-Saxons, comprising West Saxon, the major literary dialect, and the Kentish, Northumbrian, and Mercian dialects: it was spoken in England from c. a.d. 450 to c. a.d. 1100 0
  • noun old english black letter 0

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old english popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 6% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

old english usage trend in Literature

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