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The Oxford dictionary of English etymology

The Oxford dictionary of English etymology

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Etymology -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by C.T. Onions ; with assistance of G.W.S. Friedrichsen and R.W. Burchfield.
    ContributionsOnions, C. T. 1873-1965., Friedrichsen, George Washington Salisbury., Burchfield, R. W.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 1024 p. ;
    Number of Pages1024
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23233129M
    ISBN 100198611129

    A standard dictionary of the English language: upon original plans ; designed to give, in complete and accurate statement, in the light of the most recent advances in knowledge, and in the readiest form for popular use, the orthography, pronunciation, meaning, and etymology of all the words and the meaning of idiomatic phrases in the speech and literature of the English-speaking peoples. Definition of book_1 noun in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms and more. We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website, including to provide targeted advertising and track usage.

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    Book Review Dr. C. T. Onions first joined the staff of the Oxford English Dictionary in He worked on the OED, the Shorter OED, and then published his Shakespeare Glossary in A wonderful and learned scholar, he died in as the first edition of The .   Mode of access: World Wide Web. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Pages:


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