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Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William) 1835-1912

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Works: 921 works in 4,362 publications in 8 languages and 43,016 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Juvenile works  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Romances  Legends  Terminology 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Compiler, Author of introduction, Creator, Other, Correspondent, Annotator, Writer of accompanying material, Adapter, Former owner
Classifications: PR1872, 821.1
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An etymological dictionary of the English language by Walter W Skeat ( Book )
182 editions published between 1822 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Practical and reliable, this reference traces English words back to their Indo-European roots. Each entry features a brief definition, identifies the language of origin, and employs a few illustrative quotations. An extensive appendix includes lists of prefixes, suffixes, Indo-European roots, homonyms and doublets, and the distribution of English-language sources
The complete works of Geoffrey Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
145 editions published between 1894 and 2008 in English and English, Middle and held by 1,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Canterbury Tales - A Treatise on the Astrolabe - The Legend of Good Women - The Hous of Fame - Troilus and Criseyde - Boethius de Consolatione Philosophie__
Troilus and Cressida ; and, The Canterbury tales / by Geoffrey Chaucer, with modern English versions of both works by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
9 editions published between 1952 and 1980 in English and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Original and modern versions in parallel columns
A concise etymological dictionary of the English language, by the Rev. Walter W. Skeat by Walter W Skeat ( Book )
169 editions published between 1882 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
52 editions published between 1876 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chaucer's work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury
The vision of William concerning Piers the Plowman by William Langland ( Book )
133 editions published between 1867 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The vision of William concerning Piers the Plowman in three parallel texts ; together with Richard the Redeless by William Langland ( Book )
48 editions published between 1881 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Bruce; or, The book of the most excellent and noble prince, Robert de Broyss, king of Scots: by John Barbour ( Book )
67 editions published between 1870 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The vision of Piers the Plowman by William Langland ( Book )
25 editions published between 1905 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lay of Havelok the Dane by Walter W Skeat ( Book )
69 editions published between 1868 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A glossary of Tudor and Stuart words, especially from the dramatists by Walter W Skeat ( Book )
38 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
English dialects from the eighth century to the present day by Walter W Skeat ( Book )
40 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The poetical works of Thomas Chatterton by Thomas Chatterton ( Book )
47 editions published between 1871 and 1992 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The student's Chaucer, being a complete edition of his works by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
36 editions published between 1894 and 1985 in English and English, Middle and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lancelot of the Laik; a Scottish metrical romance, about 1490-1500 A.D by Early English Text Society ( Book )
53 editions published between 1865 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Chaucer canon, with a discussion of the works associated with the name of Geoffrey Chaucer by Walter W Skeat ( Book )
23 editions published between 1900 and 1992 in English and German and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Prologue, the Knightes tale, the Nonne preestes tale, from the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
64 editions published between 1845 and 1957 in English and English, Middle and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph of Arimathie: otherwise called The romance of the Seint Graal, or Holy Grail: an alliterative poem written about A.D. 1350, and now first printed from the unique copy in the Vernon ms. at Oxford by Walter W Skeat ( Book )
35 editions published between 1871 and 2006 in English and English, Middle and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
... Principles of English etymology by Walter W Skeat ( Book )
41 editions published between 1887 and 1983 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The vision of William concerning Piers Plowman, together with Vita de Dowel, Dobet, et Dobest, secundum Wit et Resoun by William Langland ( Book )
37 editions published between 1867 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Skeat.
Skeat, W.
Skeat, W.M., 1835-1912
Skeat, W.W.
Skeat, W. W. 1835-1912
Skeat, W. W. (Walter William), 1835-1912
Skeat, Walter.
Skeat, Walter 1835-1912
Skeat, Walter W.
Skeat, Walter W., 1835-1912
Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William), 1835-1912
Skeat, Walter William.
Skeat, Walter William, 1835-1912
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