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Oxford dictionary of phrase and fable

Author: Elizabeth Knowles
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection alphabetically arranged entries that provide definitions and explanations of over 20,000 phrases, words, sayings used in the English language. Includes quotations, cross-references, and biographies of real an fictional people.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Knowles
ISBN: 0198609817 9780198609810
OCLC Number: 60793922
Notes: Previous edition: 2000.
Description: vi, 805 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

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Who? What? Where? Why? Enquire within for a wealth of fascinating and authoritative information about the stories behind words, names, and sayings.  Read more...

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Review from previous edition our reference book of the year Sunday Herald (Glasgow) 17/12/00 ground-breaking Writing Magazine, Feb/March 2001

 
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