Etymological Dictionary Modern English Volume One

Etymological Dictionary Modern English Volume One

by Ernest Weekley
     
 

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Volume 1 of 2. Classic contains most of the more common words, plus slang, archaic words and phrases, and common foreign words. Roots are identified, cross-references to words with similar roots are listed and colloquial usages and alternate spellings are given. "Notable for its readable historical discussions, apt citations and jargonless clarity" —

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Volume 1 of 2. Classic contains most of the more common words, plus slang, archaic words and phrases, and common foreign words. Roots are identified, cross-references to words with similar roots are listed and colloquial usages and alternate spellings are given. "Notable for its readable historical discussions, apt citations and jargonless clarity" — Saturday Review.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486218731
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
06/01/1967
Series:
Dover Language Guides Series
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.90(d)

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