An Etymological Dictionary of Modern English, Vol. 1 (Paperback)

An Etymological Dictionary of Modern English, Vol. 1 By Ernest Weekley Cover Image
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Volume 1 of 2. Classic contains most of the more common words, plus slang, archaic words and phrases, and common foreign words. Roots are identified, cross-references to words with similar roots are listed and colloquial usages and alternate spellings are given. "Notable for its readable historical discussions, apt citations and jargonless clarity" "Saturday Review.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780486218731
ISBN-10: 0486218732
Publisher: Dover Publications
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Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Dover Language Guides