Middle English

Definitions of Middle English
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n English from about 1100 to 1450

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East Midland
the dialect of Middle English that replaced West Saxon as the literary language and which developed into Modern English
West Midland
a dialect of Middle English
Northern
a dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans
Kentish
a dialect of Middle English
Southwestern, West Saxon
a dialect of Middle English
Type of:
English, English language
an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries

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