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Brewer's dictionary of phrase & fable

Author: Ebenezer Cobham Brewer; Camilla Rockwood; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Edinburgh : Brewer's, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 18th edView all editions and formats
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The 18th edition is as eclectic, witty and colourful as its predecessors, with hundreds of new entries on everything from designer babies and social kissing to the Secret Seven and Spring-Heeled Jack.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Terms and phrases Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brewer, Ebenezer Cobham, 1810-1897.
Brewer's dictionary of phrase & fable.
Edinburgh : Brewer's, 2009
(OCoLC)1086365276
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ebenezer Cobham Brewer; Camilla Rockwood; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 9780550104113 0550104119
OCLC Number: 432986029
Description: xxv, 1460 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Preface to the 18th edition --
Acknowledgments and Contributors --
Extract from the Preface to the first edition --
Introduction --
Using the dictionary --
The Dictionary.
Other Titles: Dictionary of phrase and fable
Brewer's dictionary of phrase and fable
Responsibility: edited by Camilla Rockwood.

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The 18th edition is as eclectic, witty and colourful as its predecessors, with hundreds of new entries on everything from designer babies and social kissing to the Secret Seven and Spring-Heeled Jack.

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