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Lexicon

Vocabulary (specialist term)

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Sources

Where something comes from

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Anglo-Saxon

Old English

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Word stock

Set of words

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Viking

Norse, from the north of Europe, e.g. Denmark or Norway

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Norman

From Normandy, a region in the north of France

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Enriched

Made richer

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Have impact on

Influence, have an effect on

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Concept

Idea

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Linguistic consequences

Results affecting language

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Amber

Yellowy-orange substance originating from tree resin and used in jewelry

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Roster

List of people's turns for jobs

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Tabby

Grey and brown stripy cat

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Gimmick

An amusing or unusual way of attracting attention

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Tonic

Medicine to make you feel stronger and better

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Cot

Child's bed with high vertical sides

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Mumps

A childhood illness

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Karaoke

Type of entertainment where ordinary people sing to popular music

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Palaver

Unnecessary trouble

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Intelligentsia

Social class of intellectuals

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Hammock

Net hung and used as a bed

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Turban

Type of men's geadwear, made from a long piece of cloth