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You are viewing the etymology of size meaning: (Noun Verb) A thin, weak glue used as primer for paper or canvas intended to be painted upon.. Any viscous substance, such as gilder's varnish.. The thickened crust on coagulated blood.. Wallpaper paste. [...]A thin, weak glue used as primer for paper or canvas intended to be painted upon.. Any viscous substance, such as gilder's varnish.. The thickened crust on coagulated blood.. Wallpaper paste. [...]. You may also see other English etymologies of size.
English word size comes from Latin assidere, and later Latin assessus (A sitting beside someone.).

Size etymology ?

Size detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
assidere Latin (lat)
assessus Latin (lat) A sitting beside someone.
assiso Italian (ita)
assisa Italian (ita)
sisa Old Italian (it-oit)
size English (eng) A thin, weak glue used as primer for paper or canvas intended to be painted upon.. Any viscous substance, such as gilder's varnish.. The thickened crust on coagulated blood.. Wallpaper paste. (transitive) To apply glue or other primer to a surface which is to be painted.

Words with the same origin as size

Descendants of assidere
sewer