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Brewer's dictionary of phrase & fable

Author: Camilla Rockwood
Publisher: Edinburgh : Chambers, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 18th edView all editions and formats
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This dictionary features hundreds of new entries on everything from blogs and designer babies to New York's mysterious sewer-dwelling alligators, as well as a selection of 'heritage entries' from a Victorian edition of Brewer's. This edition is guaranteed to ensnare even the casual browser with its trademark blend of language, culture, myth and legend.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Terms and phrases Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Camilla Rockwood
ISBN: 9780550100306 055010030X
OCLC Number: 699441032
Notes: This ed. originally published in hbk.: 2009.
Description: xxv, 1460 pages ; 25 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: Brewer's dictionary of phrase and fable
Dictionary of phrase & fable
Dictionary of phrase and fable
Responsibility: edited by Camilla Rockwood.

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