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Posted By: Steve Gardham
26-Apr-12 - 04:06 PM
Thread Name: Origin: High Germany
Subject: RE: Origin: High Germany
Rout/Route=old term for marching orders. Whether this has etymological connections with Jim's suggestion you would be able to check in one of the larger dictionaries like the Shorter Oxford.