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Where, historically, the word comes from; for example: From Middle English word, from Old English word (word, speech, sentence, statement, command, order, subject of talk, story, news, report, fame, promise, verb), from Proto-Germanic *wurdą (word), from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥dʰom, zero-grade form of *werdʰo- (word). Cognate with Scots wourd, wird (word), West Frisian wurd (word), Dutch woord (word), German Wort (word), Danish, Norwegian and Swedish ord (word), Icelandic orð (word), Latin verbum (word), Lithuanian vardas (name), Latvian vārds (word, name). Doublet of verb. [1]


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  2. ( figuratively) Definition 2.
    • 1984, Judith Collins, Just Testing, rev. edition, Campbelltown, N.S.W.: Hearsay Publications, ISBN 978-0-949252-07-4, page 10:

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