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  1. About The Free Dictionary
    The world's most comprehensive dictionary: English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, ... Dictionary, Encyclopedia and Thesaurus - The Free Dictionary 9,710,879,117 visitors ... Medical Dictionary © 2017 by Farlex, Inc.. *AcronymFinder Database © 2012 by Farlex, Inc. ... We always strive to make ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    Century Dictionary] The moment we encounter the added r's of purp or dorg in our reading ... Grose's 1785 "Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue" has "RABBIT CATCHER. A midwife.". rabble ( ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    English dictionaries did not distinguish words beginning in -i- and -j- until 19c., and - ... Barnhart and Century Dictionary suggests a variant of yaid, yald "whore," literally "mare ... Century Dictionary suggests "orig., it is supposed, a man who exhibited performing apes ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    meant to suggest disgust" [Century Dictionary]. "Freq. in mod. use, a person lacking ... Century Dictionary, 1902, entry for "macaroni"] Originally it seems to have been applied ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    ... some dictionaries still gave the plural as oaves.. oafish (adj.) 1610s, from oaf + -ish. ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    Century Dictionary]. Earlier bot-fly, from bot "skin parasite" (late 15c.).. gadget (n.) ... Century Dictionary] of Gaelic.. gadolinium (n.) metallic element, with element ending - ... Century Dictionary, however, says the Spanish word is an extended form of gabán and the ... Century Dictionary], ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    "Century Dictionary" (1902) describes by name 87 varieties. As an adjective, lace-curtain ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    Toshie M. Evans, "A Dictionary of Japanese Loanwords," 1997] Alternative etymology [ ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    "Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit and Pickpocket Eloquence," London, 1811] name ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    The entire entry for X in Johnson's dictionary (1756) is: "X is a letter, which, though ... Century Dictionary].. xebec (n.) "small three-masted vessel," favored by Barbary corsairs ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    Century Dictionary].. table (n.) late 12c., "board, slab, plate," from Old French table " ... Century Dictionary]. Sense of "female cat" (1826) may be influenced by the fem. proper ...
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  1. The Online Etymology Dictionary
    Dictionary" (second edition), "Barnhart Dictionary of Etymology," Holthausen's " ... Since this dictionary went up, it has benefited from the suggestions of dozens of people ... The brand-new official Online Etymology Dictionary app for China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and ... The basic sources of this work ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    " ["Oxford Dictionary of English Folklore"].. fable-monger (n.) also fablemonger, 1670s, ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    "Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary," compared to 31 pages for B and more than 36 for F. But ... and with C and S comprises nearly a third of the dictionary, a testimony to the flood of ...
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  1. Adding new dictionaries to aspell - Zimbra :: Tech Center
    Adding new dictionaries to aspell Adding new dictionaries to aspell. KB 1295 Last updated ... How to add a new dictionary to aspell. * Download the dictionary for the language you ... Configure and install the dictionary according to the README:. ./configure make make ... ZCS 8.7 comes with dictionaries ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    In Old French, many "k" sounds drifted to "ts" and by 13c., "s," but still were written with a -c-. Thus the 1066 invasion brought to the English language a more vigorous use of -k- and a flood of French and Latin words in which -c- represented "s" (as in cease, ceiling, circle). By 15c. native English ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    If you number an actor or actress among your friends, and desire to retain his or her friendship, there are three things you positively must not do, especially if the actor is of the old school. Do not whistle in the theatre, do not look over his shoulder into the glass while he is making up, and do ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    supreme god of the ancient Greeks and master of the others, 1706, from Greek, from PIE *dewos- "god" (source also of Latin deus "god," Old Persian daiva- "demon, evil god," Old Church Slavonic deivai, Sanskrit deva-), from root *dyeu- "to gleam, to shine;" also the root of words for "sky" and "day" (see ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    1855, from ice (n.) + age (n.). Perhaps translating German Eiszeit (1837). An earlier term in the same sense was glacial epoch (1841). Local scientific men had noticed from the late 18c. evidence that the Alpine glaciers once had been much larger; in the 1830s stray boulders, moraines, and polished bedrock ...
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  1. Free Online English Dictionaries
    Reviews of free online English dictionaries that you can use to check the definitions of ... Free Online English Dictionaries. Cambridge Dictionaries Online. Cambridge Dictionaries ... Merriam-Webster Online: Dictionary and Thesaurus. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary, ... Search Chambers Dictionary. ...
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