Webster's Dictionary of Word Origins

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Merriam-Webster, Inc
Smithmark Publisher's, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 526 pages
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An up-to-date history of English words includes more than 1,500 terms in an easy-to-follow format and conversational style that traces the origins and evolutions of meanings for everyday terms.

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
33
Section 3
78
Section 4
130
Section 5
154
Section 6
166
Section 7
186
Section 8
210
Section 14
314
Section 15
325
Section 16
341
Section 17
383
Section 18
390
Section 19
405
Section 20
456
Section 21
489

Section 9
235
Section 10
246
Section 11
260
Section 12
268
Section 13
284
Section 22
501
Section 23
513
Section 24
515
Section 25
523
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Merriam Webster Inc, Springfield, MA

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