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calvary

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
calvary

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outdoor (life-size) representation of the Crucified Christ. XVIII. — L. calvāria skull (f. calva scalp, calvus bald, rel. to Skr.

Reference Entry.  42 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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