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eclipse

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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interception of the light of a heavenly body. XIII — OF. e(s)clipse (mod. éclipse) — L. eclīpsis — Gr.

Reference Entry.  37 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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