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savant

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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man of learning. XVIII. — F., sb. use of orig. prp. of savoir know :- Rom. *sapēre, for

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Subjects: History of English

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