Boycott

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English Boicote, probably from Old English Bōia cot (Bōia's cottage).

The first element was a common Germanic name of obscure meaning, with parallels in Old Norse and Franconian dialects. Some proposed connections include bugan (bent), buan (live), or the root of modern bully.[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Boycott

  1. A village name
  2. A surname​.

See also[edit]

Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Boycott, Buckinghamshire on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

References[edit]

  1. ^ An Analytic Dictionary of the English Etymology: An Introduction. (n.d.). United Kingdom: U of Minnesota Press, p. 15