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The Oxford dictionary of word histories

Author: Glynnis Chantrell
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A description of over 12,000 words and their origins; dates highlight the first known use of words and of many idiomatic phrases. Word-building boxes show how a prefix has influenced meaning, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glynnis Chantrell
ISBN: 0198608934 9780198608936
OCLC Number: 59264410
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: 576 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; MAIN DICTIONARY
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Other Titles: Word histories.
Responsibility: edited by Glynnis Chantrell.

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