Dictionary of Word OriginsBook - 1991
The first US edition of a 1990 British book (changes, if any, are not delineated). The selection includes common English words as well as less common ones that have intrinsically interesting or instructive life histories. No pronunciation. Arcade is a subsidiary of Little, Brown. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Publisher: New York : Arcade, 1991.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
Characteristics: 582 p. ; 24 cm.