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- v. Alternative spelling of etymologize.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See etymologize.
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- v. give the etymology or derivation or suggest an etymology (for a word)
- v. construct the history of words
And with a light heart he immediately begins to etymologise with Homer, calling Lithuanian or Ecclesiastical Slavonic, or, above all, the sacred Sanskrit, to his assistance: as if Greek lessons were merely the excuse for a general introduction to the study of languages, and as if Homer were lacking in only one respect, namely, not being written in pre-Indogermanic.