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The Merriam-Webster new book of word histories.

Author: Merriam-Webster, Inc.
Publisher: Springfield, Mass. : Merriam-Webster Inc., [1991] ©1991
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A gold mine of word histories for reference or browsing. Covers the origins of 1,500 words. Over 600 engagingly written articles. Explore the stories behind our vocabulary.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Merriam-Webster, Inc.
ISBN: 0877796033 9780877796039
OCLC Number: 24246335
Notes: "The material in this book is taken from Webster's word histories"--Preface.
Description: xvii, 526 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Webster's word histories

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A gold mine of word histories for reference or browsing. Covers the origins of 1,500 words. Over 600 engagingly written articles. Explore the stories behind our vocabulary.

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