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shuttle

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]

Old English scytel meant ‘dart, missile’ and is from a Germanic source; Old Norse skutill ‘harpoon’ is related. The

Reference Entry.  67 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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