Fake Etymologies

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tun‧nel, n. /ˈtʌnəl/

An eponymous construction from Lord Tunnell, the Earl of Darbyshire. He wrote in his battle log that he had “deeviſed a most pleſent and effectiv methode of, by means of a horizontale varietie of ſhaft, undermining an oppoſing armie, and taking, thereupon, victorie in a battel in which the primarie obſtacel is a bul-wark, parapette, or other ſuch ſtructure reſembling a walle.”