Old Russian


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Old Russian

n.
The Russian language as used in documents from about 1050 to the end of the 1500s.

Old′ Rus′sian


n.
the Russian language before c1600. Abbr.: ORuss
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Here's the record of the Tarleton murders, and the case of Vamberry, the wine merchant, and the adventure of the old Russian woman, and the singular affair of the aluminium crutch, as well as a full account of Ricoletti of the club-foot, and his abominable wife.
I used to be a mad watch collector and I still have a yen for old Russian wind-up watches.
Kaliningradneft is a 13 year old Russian exploration and production company that has been producing approximately 30,000 barrels of oil per month from its 300 square mile exploration and production license, which has government-certified reserves of 4.
It used to be the old Russian Embassy and has a river frontage and a garden at the back.
The body of a 21-year old Russian man was found in the wheel casing of a KLM Royal Dutch Airlines aircraft on Saturday 2 September.
Based on an old Russian folk tale, The Magic Swan blends live action with puppetry as it tells the story of how a swan's gift transforms the lives of a starving peasant family.
Petersburg with particular responsibility for the old Russian repertory.