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Modern English

n.
English since about 1500.

Modern English

n
(Languages) the English language since about 1450, esp any of the standard forms developed from the S East Midland dialect of Middle English. See also English, Middle English, Old English

Mod′ern Eng′lish


n.
the English language since c1475. Also called New English.
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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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He also loved a pun - especially a ribald one - and could both exalt and debase the modern English language he helped create.
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