Definition - The version of French spoken in England starting from the Norman Conquest in 1066 and continuing through the Middle Ages. Basically, it was the language of the conquerors, thus was the administrative and legal language of England throughout this period.

Quotation -
"The Anglo-Norman jargon was only employed in the commercial intercourse between the conquerors and the conquered."
(Source: George Ellis, Specimens of the Early English Poets, 1801)

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