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Dictionary of word origins

Author: John Ayto
Publisher: New York : Arcade, 1993, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Arcade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Contains alphabetically arranged entries that trace the origins and history of more than eight thousand English-language words.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Ayto
ISBN: 1559702141 9781559702140
OCLC Number: 33022699
Description: 582 p. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Histories of more than 8,000 English-language words
Responsibility: John Ayto.

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Contains alphabetically arranged entries that trace the origins and history of more than eight thousand English-language words.

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