Where did the words bungalow and assassin derive What did nice mean in the Middle Ages How were adder, anger, and umpire originally spelt The answers can be found in this essential companion to any popular dictionary With over 17,000 entries, this is the most authoritative and comprehensive guide to word origins available in paperback Based on The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology, the principal authority on the origin and development of English words, it contains a wealth of information about our language and its history 1996 03 27
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology Concise Oxf Dictionary Of English Etymology Where did the words bungalow and assassin derive What did nice mean in the Middle Ages How were adder anger and umpire originally spelt The answers can be found in this essential companion to any po
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Concise means giving a lot of information clearly and in a few words brief but comprehensive This Etymology Dictionary must be an imposter so to speak, because there is nothing comprehensive about it and much of the original or root meanings of words are not found in the book when doing comparisons to other etymology writings Even though the cost was cheap, the funds were wasted, so I would not make a recommendation.
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