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stem

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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†intr. stop, delay XIII; trans. stop, check, dam up XV. — ON. stemma = (O)HG. stemmen :- Gmc. *stamjan

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Subjects: History of English

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