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Morris dictionary of word and phrase origins

by William Morris

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Etymology -- Dictionaries,
  • English language -- Terms and phrases

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesDictionary of word and phrase origins.
    StatementWilliam and Mary Morris ; foreword by Isaac Asimov.
    ContributionsMorris, Mary, 1913-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1580 .M6 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 669 p. ;
    Number of Pages669
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2408351M
    ISBN 10006015862X
    LC Control Number87045651

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