Title Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary Of Modern English.
Book Condition Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition.
Edition Second Edition.
Publisher The Macmillan Company, New York: 1959.
Seller ID 68563X1
Concentrates upon civilization rather than upon science and technology; dialect and cant have been ignored; slang is represented only by a very few outstanding examples (e.g., phoney).
(Key Words: English Language, Etymology, Dictionaries, Reference Books, Eric Partridge, Linguistics).