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hob

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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side of a grate, perh. orig. back of a grate formed of a mass of clay XVI (hubbe);

Reference Entry.  35 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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