The Wordsworth dictionary of phrase and fable

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Statementbased on the original book of Ebenezer Cobham Brewer ; revised by Ivor H. Evans.
SeriesWordsworth reference
ContributionsEvans, Ivor H. 1913-
The Physical Object
Pagination1175p.
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ISBN 101853263001

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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Phrase & Fable explains the origins of the familiar and the unfamiliar in everyday speech and literature, including the colloquial and the proverbial, and embracing archaeology, history, religion, the arts, science, mythology, and characters from fiction/5.

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The "Revised and Updated Edition" from the s is now in the public domain, and Web-based versions are available online. The most recent version is the 20th edition. BREWER'S DICTIONARY OF PHRASE & FABLE. Publisher HARPER & BROTHERS Collection universallibrary Contributor Universal Digital Library Language English.

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Addeddate Barcode Call number Digitalpublicationdate Identifier brewersdictionarmbp Identifier-ark ark://t4gms. A dictionary, sometimes known as a wordbook, is a collection of words in one or more specific languages, often arranged alphabetically (or by radical and stroke for ideographic languages), which may include information on definitions, usage, etymologies, pronunciations, translation, etc.

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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. A complete edition of Wordsworth’s Prose Works, edited by the Rev. Grosart, appeared in ; and of his Poetical Works, edited by Mr. John Morley, in In this edition the first book of “The Recluse” was for the first time published in its entirety.

Selected Poems, by Arnold (). Dictionary of phrase and fable, giving the derivation, source, or origin of common phrases, allusions, and words that have a tale to tell. To which is added a concise bibliography of English literature. New ed., rev., corr., and enl. PUBLISHED. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Phrase & Fable explains the origins of the familiar and the unfamiliar in everyday speech and literature, including the colloquial and the proverbial, and embracing archaeology, history, religion, the arts, science, mythology, and characters from fiction/5(26).

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The Oxford dictionary of phrase and fable User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict This revised and updated resource maintains the original edition�s chief strengths: the coverage of a huge variety of terms and Oxford�s deep etymological scholarship.

(idiomatic, dated) To become angry or annoyed; to lose one's temper. Robert Harborough Sherard, A Bartered Honour: A Novel, Volume 1, Remington, page "All right, sir, all right," said Chizzlem, lighting a huge cigar; "there it is, don't get your shirt out about it.

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Brewer's dictionary of phrase and fable by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (Book) editions published between and in 3 languages and held by 4, WorldCat member libraries worldwide.Definitions, origins, and illustrative excerpts for words, phases, and literary allusions starting with "P".The answers to these and many more questions are in this fascinating book.

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