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[mass noun] A Baltic language, related to Lithuanian, spoken in Prussia until the 17th century.
- ‘The tune to which the words are set is rather more interesting, being the Old Prussian March.’
- ‘The Lithuanian language - a part of the Baltic branch of the Indo-European language family - is closely related to Latvian and the now-extinct language known as Old Prussian.’
- ‘His Ivory Tower was conservative and his self-image was Old Prussian - the Prussia of Kant and Frederick the Great, of truthfulness, honour and selfless service, irreconcilable with national socialism.’
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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.