English Through the Ages

English Through the Ages

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Lists words, grouped by subject, that were in use in different time periods, including prior to 1150, and in increasingly smaller ranges to the present

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This volume pinpoints the year of the first recorded use of thousands of English words, according to the linguistic era in which the word is first found recorded (in Old, Middle, or Late Middle English). Words are organized by topical category, including medicine, music, law, the body, insults, and the like. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, c1998
ISBN: 9780898796551
Branch Call Number: 420 BRO
Characteristics: 586 p. ; 24 cm


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