Reference Entry

infidel

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
infidel

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An infidel is a person who is ‘not faithful’. The word goes back to Latin infidelis (the source, too,

Reference Entry.  68 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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