An Universal Etymological English Dictionary

An Universal Etymological English Dictionary : Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, Either Ancient or Modern, from the Ancient British, Saxon, Danish, Norman, and Modern French, Teutonic, Dutch, Spanish, Italian

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Excerpt from An Universal Etymological English Dictionary: Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, Either Ancient or Modern, From the Ancient British, Saxon, Danish, Norman, and Modern French, Teutonic, Dutch, Spanish, Italian And as fuch helps have been thought ufeful in all civilized nations, they appear more. Eminently necefiary in the Englilh Tongue not only becaufe it is, perhaps, the molt copiou's Lan guage of any in Europe, but 13 likewife made up of fo great a va riety of Otherlanguages, both ancient and modem, as will plai appear to any one who {hall perufe the following Dictionary. The reafon of which mixture, and by what accidents it was brought about, I {hall give the following account. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 998 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 50mm | 1,306g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243033664
  • 9780243033669