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  • v. Present participle of etymologise.

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Examples

  • Under these circumstances it is not impossible, I think, that the earlier legend of the marvellous run of "Cylart" from Carnarvon was due to the etymologising fancy of some English-speaking Welshman who interpreted the name as Killhart, so that the simpler legend would be only a folk-etymology.

    Celtic Fairy Tales

  • The difference is incalculable; not that Mannhardt always abstains from etymologising.

    Modern Mythology

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