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Eponym

Edited by Tom McArthur, Jacqueline Lam-McArthur and Lise Fontaine

in The Oxford Companion to the English Language

Second edition

Published in print May 2018 | ISBN: 9780199661282
Published online May 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780191744389
Eponym

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1. A personal name from which a word has been derived: John B. Stetson, the 19c US hatter after whom the ...

Reference Entry.  247 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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