Linguistics 110 Etymology Exercise Consult at least the following works: The Oxford English Dictionary , online (from UCLA computer http://www.oed.com/ ). Or go to http://www2.library.ucla.edu/search/1584.cfm ; then scroll down and click on the OED (type word into “find word” window in upper right) Onions, C. T. 1966. The Oxford dictionary of English etymology PE 1580.O58o (available at YRL Reference desk and in Powell reference) American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (4th ed., 2000). Available online from UCLA computer at http://www.bartleby.com/61/ . Or go to UCLA Library, then E-resources, then Reference E-resources, and finally Dictionaries and Thesauri. It’s the first one listed. There is also a hard copy of just the roots in the YRL reference reading room: Watkins, Calvert. 2000. The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots P615.A43 2000 (1) Using the OED, find the earliest citation of the word in the sense used in the article , then the oldest citation of the word in English. In some cases this may mean looking up
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