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Post by Archived Topic » Wed Dec 19, 2001 9:53 am

i need to kno the origin f the word charge.
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Post by Archived Reply » Wed Dec 19, 2001 10:08 am

From the sense of 'carry a load'.
Old French used the term "Charger" to mean
a war horse in battle, which came from the
Late Latin phrase "car(ri)care" (a load)
which came from older Latin "carrus" (car or cart).
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