The Merriam-Webster New Book of Word Histories

The Merriam-Webster New Book of Word Histories

Book - 1991
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Baker & Taylor
An alphabetically organized, cross-referenced compilation of the etymologies of a sampling of frequently used English words.

"A gold mine of word histories for reference or browsing. Covers the origins of 1,500 words. Over 600 engagingly written articles. Explore the stories behind our vocabulary."

Publisher: Springfield, Mass. : Merriam-Webster Inc., c1991
ISBN: 9780877796039
Characteristics: xvii, 526 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Merriam-Webster, Inc


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