langue doïl


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langue d'oïl

(lɑ̃g dɔˈil, ˈdɔ i, ˈdɔɪl)
n.
the Romance speech of medieval N France; medieval French.
[1695–1705; < French: language of oïl, i.e., speech in which oïl is used for “yes” (Old French o il this he (did) < Latin hōc ille; compare French oui)]