The dialect of the Old French language spoken in the north of France during the Middle Ages.
Old-norman Sentence Examples
He was the youngest son of Michel Etienne Turgot, "provost of the merchants" of Paris, and Madeleine Frangoise Martineau, and came of an old Norman family.
His marriage with the heiress of the old Norman kings had made him master of Sicily and the duchy of Apulia and Calabria, and he succeeded in conquering and retaining almost, all the remainder of the peninsula.
As to the old Norman theory that England was ~ conquered land, it had gradually ceased to exist as an operative force, under kings who, like Henry II.