Reference Entry


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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†improve in condition XVI; grow fat, thrive (on) XVII. — ON. batna improve, f. Gmc. *bat-;

Reference Entry.  20 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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