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{adj: Old} of a very early stage in development
"Old English is also called Anglo Saxon"
"Old High German is High German from the middle of the 9th to the end of the 11th century"

{adj: early} of an early stage in the development of a language or literature
"the Early Hebrew alphabetical script is that used mainly from the 11th to the 6th centuries B.C."
"Early Modern English is represented in documents printed from 1476 to 1700"
<-> middle, late

{adj: eleventh, 11th} coming next after the tenth and just before the twelfth in position

{n: Aramean, Aramaean} a member of one of a group of Semitic peoples inhabiting Aram and parts of Mesopotamia from the 11th to the 8th century BC

{n: Bering Time, Bering Standard Time} standard time in the 11th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 165th meridian west; used in the Midway Islands

{n: Coventry} an industrial city in central England; devastated by air raids during World War II; remembered as the home of Lady Godiva in the 11th century

{n: Crusade} any of the more or less continuous military expeditions in the 11th to 13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims

{n: Joseph} (Old Testament) the 11th son of Jacob and one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel; Jacob gave Joseph a coat of many colors, which made his brothers jealous and they sold him into slavery in Egypt

{n: K, letter k} the 11th letter of the Roman alphabet

{n: Leo IX, Bruno, Bruno of Toul} German pope from 1049 to 1054 whose papacy was the beginning of papal reforms in the 11th century (1002-1054)

{n: Polk, James Polk, James K. Polk, James Knox Polk, President Polk} 11th President of the United States; his expansionism led to the Mexican War and the annexation of California and much of the southwest (1795-1849)

{n: Purana} a body of 18 works written between the first and 11th centuries and incorporating legends and speculative histories of the universe and myths and customary observances

{n: Seljuk} any one of the Turkish dynasties that ruled Asia Minor from the 11th to the 13th centuries; they successfully invaded Byzantium and defended the Holy Land against Crusaders

{n: Viking} any of the Scandinavian people who raided the coasts of Europe from the 8th to the 11th centuries

{n: kaph} the 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

{n: lambda} the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet

{n: peace, peace treaty, pacification} a treaty to cease hostilities
"peace came on November 11th"

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