Tweetionary: An Etymology Dictionary
A large group of people of the same race and language. Anglo-Norman “nacion” < Latin “natio”=birth or race.
1 day, 14 hours
Weak and ineffective. Variant of Anglo-Norman “puisne”=a junior or inferior person < Latin “postea”=afterwards + “ne”=born.
3 days, 14 hours
Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources
Recently there has been significant interest in compiling word dictionaries of various medieval languages, cf., e.g., the Middle English Dictionary, various dictionaries of Old French such as… 133 more words
3 days, 15 hours
To destroy a building or town. Anglo-Norman “rasser”=to remove by scraping; to shave < Latin “radere”=to scratch off or erase.
2 weeks, 1 day
To think or ponder over something. Anglo-Norman “remordre”=to fill the mind with guilt/remorse < Latin “remordere”=to bite back.
1 month, 1 week
n. 1. A haberdasher’s shop. 2. The goods and wares sold by a haberdasher.
A haberdasher is a dealer in men’s clothing, or (mainly British) a dealer in sewing notions and small wares. 92 more words
Yellow combustible non-metal, atomic #16. Anglo-Norman “sulfre” < Latin “sufur(em)=sulfur <? PIE “*swelp”=to burn
1 month, 2 weeks