Concise Dictionary of English Etymology

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Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (Wordsworth Reference) (Wordsworth Collection) [Paperback] Walter W. Skeat (Author)

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Walter Skeat (1835-1912) was one of the greatest investigators of the roots of the English language, and his remarkable scholarship was instrumental in the revival of the great works of early English Literature. His astonishing detective work into the origins and development of the world's most widely used language provides an unsurpassed guide to its flexibility and richness.

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