Reference Entry

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Julia Cresswell

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

Second edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199547920
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727801
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[OE]

English head—in Old English hēafod – has parallels in numerous related languages, including Dutch hoofd and German Haupt.

Reference Entry.  154 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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