Reference Entry

party

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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A †part, portion; side in a contest, etc.; company of persons; person considered spec. as litigant, etc. XIII; (now vulgar)

Reference Entry.  74 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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