dictionary of English etymology. by Hensleigh Wedgwood

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Published by Trübner & co. in London .

Written in English

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  • English language -- Etymology -- Dictionaries. [from old catalog]

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ContributionsAtkinson, John Christopher, 1814-1900. [from old catalog]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1580 .W4 1872, Microfilm 12085 PE
The Physical Object
Paginationlxix, [2], 744 p.
Number of Pages744
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23377381M
LC Control Number11007711

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