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Jesuit

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
Jesuit

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XVI. — F. Jésuite or modL. Jēsuīta, f. Jēsūs + -īta -ITE.

Hence Jesuitical XVI.

Reference Entry.  15 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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