Ordinary etymology


English word ordinary comes from Old French (842-ca. 1400) ordenarie

Etymology of ordinary

Detailed word origin of ordinary

Dictionary entry Language Definition
ordenarie Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
ordenaire Anglo-Norman (xno)
ordinary English (en) (Christianity) A rule, or book of rules, prescribing the order of service, especially of Mass.. (archaic, _, or, _, historical) A place where such meals are served; a public tavern, inn.. (historical) A penny-farthing bicycle.. (obsolete) A devotional manual.. (obsolete) A set portion of food, later as available for a fixed price at an inn or other eating establishment.. (heraldry) One of [...]