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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    English dictionaries did not distinguish words beginning in -i- and -j- until 19c., and - ... Barnhart and Century Dictionary suggests a variant of yaid, yald "whore," literally "mare ... Century Dictionary suggests "orig., it is supposed, a man who
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    meant to suggest disgust" [Century Dictionary]. "Freq. in mod. use, a person lacking ... Century Dictionary, 1902, entry for "macaroni"] Originally it seems to have been applied ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    ... some dictionaries still gave the plural as oaves.. oafish (adj.) 1610s, from oaf + -ish. ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    Century Dictionary]. Earlier bot-fly, from bot "skin parasite" (late 15c.).. gadget (n.) ... Century Dictionary] of Gaelic.. gadolinium (n.) metallic element, with element ending - ... Century Dictionary, however, says the Spanish word is an extende
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    "Century Dictionary" (1902) describes by name 87 varieties. As an adjective, lace-curtain ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    Toshie M. Evans, "A Dictionary of Japanese Loanwords," 1997] Alternative etymology [ ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    "Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit and Pickpocket Eloquence," London, 1811] name ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    The entire entry for X in Johnson's dictionary (1756) is: "X is a letter, which, though ... Century Dictionary].. xebec (n.) "small three-masted vessel," favored by Barbary corsairs ...
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  1. Online Etymology Dictionary
    Century Dictionary].. table (n.) late 12c., "board, slab, plate," from Old French table " ... Century Dictionary]. Sense of "female cat" (1826) may be influenced by the fem. proper ...
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  1. The Online Etymology Dictionary
    Dictionary" (second edition), "Barnhart Dictionary of Etymology," Holthausen's " ... Since this dictionary went up, it has benefited from the suggestions of dozens of people ... The brand-new official Online Etymology Dictionary app for China, Taiwa
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