Revival: A Select Glossary (1906): Of English Words Used Formerly in Senses Different from their Present

1st Edition

Richard Chenevix Trench, A Smythe Palmer

Routledge
Published January 12, 2018
Reference - 248 Pages
ISBN 9781138553057 - CAT# Y376358
Series: Routledge Revivals

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Summary

This volume is intended to be a contribution to a special branch of the study of our own language. It proposes to trace in a popular manner and for general readers the changes of meaning which so many of its words have undergone; words which, as current with us as they were with out forefathers, yet meant something different on their lips from what they mean on ours.

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