Definitions for old english
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the English language before c1150.
Ref: Abbr.: OE 2
Print. a style of black letter.
Old English, Anglo-Saxon(noun)
English prior to about 1100
The ancestor language of Modern English, also called Anglo-Saxon, spoken in most of Britain from about 400 to 1100.
Archaic English speech or writing, or an imitation of this.