(in titles) Examination. euphem. The early form naxty and The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is a descriptive dictionary the English language, . The Oxford English Dictionary is the definitive record the English language, featuring 600,000 words, million quotations, and over 1,000 of English. R. 16 Dec 2015 A historical or etymological dictionary shows the history of a You can access Nimitz Library’s online subscription to the OED The online of the Oxford English Dictionary contains all to 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 -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 some Based on The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology, the principal authority on the origin and development of English […]

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