Old Portuguese


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Old Portuguese

n.
The Portuguese language before the middle of the 1500s.
References in classic literature ?
I have never showed it to anybody yet except to a drunken old Portuguese trader who translated it for me, and had forgotten all about it by the next morning.
I first visited the forest in which these Planariae were found, in company with an old Portuguese priest who took me out to hunt with him.
She asked an old Portuguese woman gathering driftwood.
Moreover, if the duration of the old Portuguese empire was only achieved through the successive protection of the centuries-old Anglo-Portuguese alliance and more recently, under the Salazar regime, the US and NATO, small democratic Portugal would not be able to break ranks with Western diplomacy even if it wanted to.