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  1. ...person who is obnoxiously opinionated or self-satisfied; know-all 3. a slang word for penis [C16 (meaning: fellow): from the name Dick, familiar form of Richard, applied generally (like Jack) to any fellow, lad, etc...

    2 Answers · Society & Culture · 28/10/2009

  2. ... tube "brick," a word found in hieroglyphics...www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=adobe ETYMOLOGY : Spanish, from Arabic...brick : al-, the + ba, a brick, singulative of b, bricks (from Coptic...

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  3. ... it derives from the late 19th-century French slang use of the word sabot to describe an unskilled worker, so called due to their wooden ...

    4 Answers · Education & Reference · 21/05/2011

  4. ..." (from Proto-Germanic mannaz "man, person") and words derived therefrom can designate any or even all of the human race regardless of their gender or age. This is indeed...

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  5. ...from Latin. honorem (nom. honos) "honor, dignity, office, reputation," of unknown origin. Till 17century., honour and honor were equally frequent...

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  6. ...: Fourth Edition: ETYMOLOGY : Middle English ...also found this citation on a couple of different sites: The word stems from the French jalousie...

    2 Answers · Education & Reference · 08/12/2006

  7. ...from O.Fr. conjunction, from L. conjunctionem (nom. conjunctio), pp. of conjugare (see conjugal). Originally in Eng. of planets; grammatical...

    1 Answers · Education & Reference · 09/08/2008

  8. ... answer from the Online Etymology Dictionary: Bible...holy books," a translation of Greek ta biblia to hagia "...biblion "paper, scroll," the ordinary word for "book," originally a diminutive...

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  9. 25th of Decembe means nothing in the original Catholic calendar... way, the Catholic church assigned it as the feast day of St. Valentine; a priest who was martyred by...

    7 Answers · Education & Reference · 25/12/2007

  10. Best, best etymology site online, and I've checked out a LOT of them: www.etymonline.com. It doesn't list "redamancy", but...

    2 Answers · Education & Reference · 12/01/2011

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