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Edited by T. F. Hoad

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780192830982
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727153
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adv. (dial.) almost, nearly XII; to, within, or at a little distance XIII. First in northerly and easterly texts in

Reference Entry.  91 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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