Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins, Volume 1

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Harper and Row, 1967 - English language - 376 pages
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Arranged in alphabetical order for handy reference, this book contains more than 3,000 everyday words and expressions. It tells where these comes from, and what they really mean. (Publisher).

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
66
Section 3
92
Section 4
102
Section 5
124
Section 6
146
Section 7
153
Section 8
188
Section 9
202
Section 10
220
Section 11
281
Section 12
297

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