old french

old French
O o


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ohld french]
    • /oʊld frɛntʃ/
    • /əʊld frentʃ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ohld french]
    • /oʊld frɛntʃ/

Definitions of old french words

  • noun old french the French language of the 9th through the 13th centuries. Abbreviation: OF. 1
  • noun old french the French language in its earliest forms, from about the 9th century up to about 1400 0
  • noun old french the French language from c. a.d. 800 to c. a.d. 1500, esp. French from the 9th to the 14th cent. 0

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Origin of old french

First appearance:

before 1885
One of the 21% newest English words
First recorded in 1885-90

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Parts of speech for Old french


old french popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 67% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

old french usage trend in Literature

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