Norman-French


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Noun1.Norman-French - the medieval Norman dialect of Old French
French - the Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France
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You wanted an answer a minute ago -- there it is for you, my dear, in the choicest Norman-French.
But the same motive which prevents my writing the dialogue of the piece in Anglo-Saxon or in Norman-French, and which prohibits my sending forth to the public this essay printed with the types of Caxton or Wynken de Worde, prevents my attempting to confine myself within the limits of the period in which my story is laid.
She was a flower of Anglo-Saxon stock, a rarity in the exceptional smallness and fineness of hand and foot and bone and grace of flesh and carriage--some throw-back across the face of time to the foraying Norman-French that had intermingled with the sturdy Saxon breed.
Norman-French clerks were sent into the countryside to obtain that information.
Walter composed the treatise during the 1230s to help a neighbor, an English-speaking widow, teach her two children the Norman-French language.
Dr Gasper will also talk about the ideological significance of food in the Middle Ages, including novelist Sir Walter Scott's observation that the words for animals are all Anglo-Saxon, whereas the words for the food they provide are Norman-French.
FISHING GRANT: A fishing grant for Kidwelly, in Norman-French, dated May 10, 1313.
Members may address the Chamber in Norman-French or English, but never in Welsh