Haggard Hawks and Paltry Poltroons: The Origins of English in Ten Words


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Edition: Otava
Date of issue: 2014
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The author of the book:Paul Anthony Jones
Language: English
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What do the following ten words all have in common - haggard, mews, codger, arouse, musket, poltroon, gorge, allure, pounce and turn-tail? All fairly familiar and straightforward words, after a little digging into their histories it turns out that all of them derive from falconry: the adjective haggard described an adult falcon captured from the wild; mews were the enclosu

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