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Latin in Medieval Britain$
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Richard Ashdowne and Carolinne White

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780197266083

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197266083.001.0001

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Making the Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources

Making the Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources

Chapter:
(p.341) 15 Making the Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources
Source:
Latin in Medieval Britain
Author(s):

David Howlett

Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197266083.003.0015

The chapter considers the making of the Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources, expansion of the bibliography, and refining of etymological and lexicographical conventions, with illustrations of the ways in which presentation of origins and meanings of words improved with progress through the lexicon.

Keywords:   etymology, Latin, lexicography

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