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    DescriptionWith over 30,000 entries, Chambers Dictionary of Etymology is a prestigious and scholarly dictionary that explains where English words come from. An important etymological resource for the expert, it is also a useful reference source for the general reader.

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    Chambers Dictionary of Etymology
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    Edited by Chambers, Edited by Robert K. Barnhart
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    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 1320
    Width: 180 mm
    Height: 251 mm
    Thickness: 58 mm
    Weight: 2,064 g
    ISBN 13: 9780550142306
    ISBN 10: 0550142304

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    15 September 1999
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    Chambers is one of the world's most respected dictionary publishers, appealing particularly to word lovers and those who revel in all the quirks of the English language. Its extensive list of innovative language and reference titles includes the renowned Brewer's list of endlessly browsable dictionaries of phrase and fable, and covers English-language dictionaries and thesauruses for every level of user from school to crossword fan, from English learner to student of slang. Meticulously researched and expertly written, the highly acclaimed Chambers range has been at the forefront of presenting knowledge and learning in an engaging and accessible way since it was first established in the 19th century.
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    'The best of scholarship ... the most user-friendly of etymological dictionaries' University of Georgia