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[mass noun] A vernacular language spoken in much of northern Germany, more closely related to Dutch than to standard German.Also called Plattdeutsch
- ‘As mentioned before Low German is used in the region north of Benrath line.’
- ‘Modern Low German is most closely related to High German, Frisian and the Anglo-Saxon ancestor of Modern English.’
- ‘He noted that all the speakers of Low German he had interviewed for his study all were age 60 or older.’
- ‘Low German has a rich history as a language.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.