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plimsoll

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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P.('s) line, mark load-line on the hull of a ship XIX; rubber-soled sports shoe XX. Name of Samuel Plimsoll

Reference Entry.  34 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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