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Online etymology dictionary

Author: Douglas R Harper
Publisher: [Lancaster, Pa.] : D. Harper, c[2001?]-
Edition/Format:   Computer file : Document : Updating website   Continually Updated Resource : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Etymologies are not definitions, they're explanations of what our words meant and how they sounded in the past. This Web site is an online etymology dictionary. Words are generally listed in the form in which they are first attested in English. Come and see why people will continue to use words as they will, find new or wider meanings for old words, and coin new ones to fit new situation.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Material Type: Document, Updating website, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Continually Updated Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas R Harper
OCLC Number: 51773921
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web; may require Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Contents: A --
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Introduction and abbreviations --
Who did this? --
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Responsibility: compiled by Douglas Harper].

Abstract:

Etymologies are not definitions, they're explanations of what our words meant and how they sounded in the past. This Web site is an online etymology dictionary. Words are generally listed in the form in which they are first attested in English. Come and see why people will continue to use words as they will, find new or wider meanings for old words, and coin new ones to fit new situation.

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