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Dictionary Of Word Origins
This fascinating, authoritative reference dictionary supplies the answers to hundreds of questions about the derivations of words we use everyday. The reader can follow a word through its many lives, tracing it from its earliest known use to its current meaning. Dr. Shipley presents a wealth of anecdotal material in a lively style guaranteed to give hours of entertainment ...more
Published by Littlefield Adams Quality Paperbacks
(first published January 1st 1945)
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