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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology free pdf 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.

About T.F. Hoad

T. F. Hoad is Lecturer in English at Oxford University.

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Author : T.F. Hoad
Publisher : Oxford Paperbacks
Data Published : 03 June 1993
ISBN : 0192830988
EAN : 9780192830982
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 576 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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