Reference Entry

umbrella

Edited by Russ Willey

in Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

Published by Chambers Harrap Publishers

Published in print January 2009 |
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199916214

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(Latin umbra, ‘shade’) The device was used in ancient China, Babylon, Egypt and elsewhere, but it was not commonly

Reference Entry.  187 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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