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Title: THE CONCISE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH ETYMOLOGY
By: T. F. Hoad (Editor)
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 0192830988
ISBN 13: 9780192830982
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Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pub. date: 3 June, 1993
Series: Oxford Quick Reference
Pages: 576
Description: Where did the words bungalow and assassin derive? What did nice mean in the Middle Ages? How were adder, anger, and umpire originally spelt?The answers can be found in this essential companion to any popular dictionary. With over 17,000 entries, this is the most authoritative and comprehensive guide to word origins available in paperback. Based on The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology, the principal authority on the origin and development of English words, it contains a wealth of information about our language and its history.
Synopsis: Where did the words bungalow and assassin derive? What did nice mean in the Middle Ages? How were adder, anger, and umpire originally spelt? The answers can be found in this essential companion to any popular dictionary. With over 17,000 entries, this is the most authoritative and comprehensive guide to word origins available in paperback. Based on The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology, the principal authority on the origin and development of English words, it contains a wealth of information about our language and its history.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Oxford University Press
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