Interesting and fun - but take with a pinch of salt !,
This review is from: Hobson-Jobson: The Definitive Glossary of British India (Hardcover)
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One of the classic reference works in English English, like the Oxford English Dictionary, Roget's Thesaurus, Gower's "Plain words".
Some of its etymologies are a frankly, not believable, but H-J has some wonderful explanations !
Actually a "fun read", you can dip in anywhere and say "I didn't know that word came from there"...or not.