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Read the following etymology of the word slain as it is used in line 7 of the King Arthur’s Knights excerpt. Where did this word originate?

early 13c., from OE. (ge)slegen, past participle of slean (see slay). The noun meaning "those who have been slain" is attested from mid-14c.

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Would this be Old English?

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  1. Yes, OE stands for Old English.

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