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Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (A-K)
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0486218732, Paperback)
Volume 1 of 2. Classic contains most of the more common words, plus slang, archaic words and phrases, and common foreign words. Roots are identified, cross-references to words with similar roots are listed and colloquial usages and alternate spellings are given. "Notable for its readable historical discussions, apt citations and jargonless clarity" — Saturday Review.
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