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The heritage of Hensleigh Wedgwood and his Dictionary of English Etymology

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Presented at Etymology 2 session
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Nowadays someone studying the origin of English words should be advised to use the last edition of Skeat (1910), the OED, its shorter versions and digests, and Weekley. Among the more general reference works only The Century Dictionary and H. C. Wyld's Universal Dictionary occasionally contain original etymological information. But this does not mean that the long history of etymological research deserves to be forgotten. Our view of the matter should be differen...

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University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
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