Anglo-Norman

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Anglo-Norman

History
1. relating to the Norman conquerors of England, their society, or their language
2. a Norman inhabitant of England after 1066
3. the Anglo-French language
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Estrens is derived from Old Norse strengr 'cable, anchor cable' and is the first of numerous terms that Anglo-Norman French inherited from the "Northmen" who settled the future Normandy.
The term uitages, with a variety of spellings, is always found in the plural in Anglo-Norman French.
The presence of some 20 Norse-derived terms in the Anglo-Norman French of the passage studied above is ample proof of such transfers in the centuries following the Norsemen's occupation and settlement of Neustria.