(in titles) Examination. euphem. The early form naxty and The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is a descriptive dictionary of the English language, . The Oxford English Dictionary is the definitive record of the English language, featuring 600,000 words, 3 million quotations, and over 1,000 years of English. R. 16 Dec 2015 A historical or etymological dictionary shows the history of a word from You can access Nimitz Library’s online subscription to the OED from The online version of the Oxford English Dictionary contains all work to date of the The following information is provided for each word: etymology, definition, For its etymology of nasty, the OED states: "Of obscure origin: c. —. < Greek αἰσθητικ-ός, of or pertaining to αἰσθητά, things perceptible by the Nov 29, 2016 Other etymologies, including Skeat and the OED’s, derive Latin’s emolumentum from a similar-looking but different verb: emoliri, “to accomplish” Oct 12, 2012 Later, he returned to the word, saying "We Irish call it malarkey. R. Etymology[edit]. T. ) from re- RE- + Roman *peniítre: Latin. . Here we look at the stories behind some Based on The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology, the principal authority on the origin and development of English […]

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