Etymology
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seaport (n.)

"a harbor on the sea; a city or town on such a harbor," 1590s, from sea + port (n.1).

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pillow (v.)

"to rest or place on or as on a pillow," 1620s, from pillow (n.). Related: Pillowed; pillowing.

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kimono (n.)

1630s, from Japanese kimono, literally "a thing put on," from ki "wear, put on" + mono "thing."

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contrariwise (adv.)

"on the contrary, on the other hand," mid-15c.; see contrary + wise (n.).

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online (adj., adv.)

also on-line, in reference to computers, "directly connected to a peripheral device," 1950; see on + line (n.).

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nutritionist (n.)

"one whose profession is advising on matters of food and nutrition and their effect on health," 1926, from nutrition + -ist.

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border (v.)

c. 1400, "to put a border on;" 1530s as "to lie on the border of," from border (n.). Related: Bordered; bordering.

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whereon (adv.)

"on which," c. 1200, from where (in the sense of "in which position or circumstances") + on (adv.).

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afire (adv., adj.)

"on fire," c. 1200, afure, from a- (1) "on" + fire (n.). Figurative use by late 14c.

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cismontane (adj.)

"situated on (the speaker's) side of the mountain or mountains," 1826, from Latin cis- "on this side of" (see cis-) + stem of mons "mountain" (from PIE root *men- (2) "to project"). Specifically "on the north side of the Alps" (compare ultramontane).

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