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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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object used in counting; desk for counting money, etc., (hence) money-changer's table, tradesman's table in his shop. XIV. — AN.

Reference Entry.  33 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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