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A Dictionary of Derivations, Or, an Introduction to Etymology, on a New Plan (Paperback) Loot Price: R391
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A Dictionary of Derivations, Or, an Introduction to Etymology, on a New Plan (Paperback): Robert Sullivan
A Dictionary of Derivations, Or, an Introduction to Etymology, on a New Plan (Paperback): Robert Sullivan

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A Dictionary of Derivations, Or, an Introduction to Etymology, on a New Plan (Paperback)

Robert Sullivan

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1860 Excerpt: ...written and applied. "And let Octavia Plough thy visage up with her prepared nails."--Shahsrcare. "Though Artemesia talks by fits Of councils, fathers, classics, wits; Reads Malebranche, Boyle, and Locke: Yet, in some things, methinks she fails;--'Twere well if she would pare her naib, And wear a cleaner smock."--Pope. Parish, paroisse, F., parcechia, L., irapoiKta, Gr. The union of neighbouring houses. From iropo, beside, and Oikoc, a house. Parochia is a different word. See Parson. Pauley. From pnrler, F., to speak. Parliament (pailevient, F., ) is from the same root, and certainly the present parliament justifies the derivation (talking). Hence also Parlour, in French, purloir, a room for interviews or conversation. Parlous. A corruption of Perilous. See Peril. Parmacity. A corruption of Spermaceti, that is, (sperma and ceti), the sperm of whales. From the Gr. Knroc, a whale, and oroipw. See Asfer. "And telling me the sovereign'st thing on earth Was parmaceti, for an inward bruise."--Shakspeare. Parole, F. Word given as an assurance. See Parley. Parry, parer, F. This word properly means to be prepared, sc. for a-thrust; and hence, to ward it off or turn it aside. See Pare. Parse, faire les parties, F. To resolve a sentence into the elements or parts of speech. From the Latin pars, a part Parsley, persil, F. The French word, from which ours evidently comes, is formed, according to the analogies under Arrear, from the Latin and Gr. petrosclinon, rockparsley. The root is irerpa, Gr., a rock, and oikivov, parsley. Nothing is more common than the omission of t in such a position. From this very word petra comes our Pier, and the French Pierre, which means both a stone or roch, and the proper name Peter. Parson. Derived either fro...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Robert Sullivan
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 112
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-97954-5
Barcode: 9781235979545
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LSN: 1-235-97954-7

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