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Chamber"s etymological English dictionary - edited by A. M. Macdonald.

A. M. Macdonald

Chamber"s etymological English dictionary - edited by A. M. Macdonald.

by A. M. Macdonald

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Published by Chambers in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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Paginationxvi,777p. :
Number of Pages777
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Open LibraryOL20135582M

Davidson. (W. and R. Chambers. 12s. 6d.)—There is something of the encyclopaidie character about this dictionary. This, indeed, is necessary if such a work is to meet the popular demand and satisfy the popular want. The New English Dictionary "will stand," as Mr. Davidson says, "when completed, at the head of all our English dictionaries.". I bought the Chambers Dictionary of Etymology, largely based on reviews posted here. While I love the 'prose' style of word origin discussions, there has scarcely been a time the book has proved useful. The fact is, Eric Partridge's "Origins": a Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English" surpasses Chambers on a daily basis for my purposes/5(57).

  With o entries, Chambers Dictionary of Etymology is a prestigious and scholarly dictionary that explains where English words come from. An important etymological resource for the expert, it is also a useful reference source for the general reader. show more/5(95).   , Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica: Or, Enquiries into Very Many Received Tenents, and Commonly Presumed Truths, London: Printed for for Edvvard Dod, OCLC ; Pseudodoxia Epidemica: Or, Enquiries into Very Many Received Tenents, and Commonly Presumed Truths. [ ], 2nd corrected and much enlarged edition, London: Printed by A. Miller, for .

  "The Chambers Dictionary is the most useful and diverting single-colume word-hoard available." Telegraph First published in , The Chambers Dictionary contains more words, phrases and meanings than any other single-volume English dictionary. Yet it remains lighter and easier to hold, and now has an even more durable jacket so that it will be /5(). The origins and development of o English words. With o entries, Chambers Dictionary of Etymology is a prestigious and scholarly dictionary that explains where English words come from. An important etymological resource for the expert, .


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Synopsis With o entries, Chambers Dictionary of Etymology is a prestigious and scholarly dictionary that explains where English words come from. An important etymological resource for the expert, it is also a useful reference source for the general reader.

About the Author/5(58). An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (Dover Language Guides) Walter W. Skeat. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ Once Upon a Word: A Word-Origin Dictionary for Kids—Building Vocabulary Through Etymology, Definitions & Stories Jess Zafarris.

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Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller CHAMBERS'S ENGLISH DICTIONARY. Pronouncing, Explanatory, Etymological. The Chambers Dictionary (TCD) was first published by William and Robert Chambers as Chambers's English Dictionary in It was an expanded version of Chambers's Etymological Dictionary ofcompiled by James Donald.

A second edition came out inand was followed in by a new compact edition called Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary. Chambers's Etymological English Dictionary Hardcover – January 1, out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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Title: Chamber's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language Author: Chambers William This is an exact replica of a book. The book reprint was manually improved by a team of professionals, as opposed to automatic/OCR processes used by some companies.

However, the book may still have. The Chambers Dictionary book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This dictionary offers coverage of English vocabulary, rang /5.

The others are The Oxford Dictionary of Etymology and Klein's Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the English Language.

Whilst these other two undoubtedly have the edge over the Chambers Dictionary of Etymology, they are less competitively priced. The Chambers Dictionary of Etymology thus strikes a good balance of quality and affordability. Chamberss etymological dictionary of the English language by Andrew Findlater and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Chambers Etymological Dictionary holds all the answers for any person curious about the origins of the words they use, and how these words have changed over time.

This fascinating dictionary explores the development of meaning, spelling, and pronunciation of o English words/5(3). chamber (n.) c. "a room in a house," usually a private one, from Old French chambre "room, chamber, apartment" (11c.), from Late Latin camera "a chamber, room" (see camera).

The Old French word and the Middle English one also were used alone and in combinations to form words for "latrine, privy" from the notion of "bedroom utensil for containing urine.". Chambers's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language William Chambers, Andrew Findlater Published by Franklin Classics Trade Press ().

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Edited by James Donald. - London and Edinburgh - W. & R. Chambers Chambers's Etymological Dictionary by James Donald. A larger version of this dictionary, Chambers's English Dictionary, was published in CONDITION. The binding is tight, however the text block is detached.

Chambers's Etymological dictionary of the English language. Pronouncine explanatory etymological Chambers's Etymological dictionary of the English language. Pronouncine explanatory etymological by Chambers, William, Contributor University of California Libraries Language English.

Addeddate Call number nrlf Pages: Chambers's etymological dictionary of the English language / edited by James Donald. Review of the 'Chambers Dictionary of Etymology'. This work is really going around under an alias, as it’s a British edition of the Barnhart Dictionary of Etymology, a respected work from the US which until now has been available in the UK only by a pricey purchase from a transatlantic bookseller.

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The Chambers Etymological Dictionary holds all the answers for any person curious about the origins of the words they use, and how these words have changed over time. This fascinating dictionary explores the development of meaning, spelling, Format: Hardcover.