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The Etymologicon
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Mark Forsyth
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-02 - Publisher: Penguin

This perfect gift for readers, writers, and literature majors alike unearths the quirks of the English language. For example, do you know why a mortgage is literally a “death pledge”? Why guns have girls’ names? Why “salt” is related to “soldier”? Discover the answers to all of these etymological questions
The First Century of English Monolingual Lexicography
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Kusujiro Miyoshi
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-11 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This book deals with monolingual English dictionaries from 1604 to 1702. The major scholarly reference works which individually treat early English dictionaries are De Witt Starnes and Gertrude Noyes’s English Dictionary from Cawdrey to Johnson: 1604–1755 (1946) and The Oxford History of English Lexicography (2009) edited by A. P. Cowie.
Bibliotheca Spenceriana
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Earl George John Spencer Spencer, Thomas Frognall Dibdin
Categories: Althorp, Northampton, England
Type: BOOK - Published: 1814 - Publisher:

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“The” Academy
Language: en
Pages: 696
Authors: Earl George John Spencer Spencer, Thomas Frognall Dibdin
Categories: Althorp, Northampton, England
Type: BOOK - Published: 1871 - Publisher:

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A Descriptive Catalogue of Books, in the Library of John Holmes, F.S.A.
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: John Holmes
Categories: English literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1830 - Publisher:

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