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fair

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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beautiful, pleasing OE.; free from blemish XII; favourable XIII; light-coloured (opp. dark) XVI. OE. fæġer = OS., OHG. fagar

Reference Entry.  28 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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