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Description - The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology by C. T. Onions

With the assistance of: Friedrichsen, G. W. S.; Unknown function: Burchfield, R. W.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198611127
ISBN-10: 0198611129
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 164mm x 56mm)
Pages: 1040
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 26-May-1966
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - C. T. Onions

The lexicographical labours of the late Dr C.T. Onions began when he joined the staff of the Oxford English Dictionary in 1895. His astringent yet humane scholarship in this field was well known from his work as co-editor (with J. A. H. Murray, Henry Bradley, and W. A. Craigie) of the OED, and later of the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary. His life work was crowned with his new etymological dictionary, based on the OED but embodying further research on the etymology of English and of the other languages concerned.

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