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Foyle's philavery : a treasury of unusual words

Author: Christopher Foyle
Publisher: Edinburgh : Chambers, 2007.
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"The word 'philavery' was specially invented to describe this book - a collection of words chosen simply on the grounds of their aesthetic appeal. Some of these words appeal because of their aptness, some for their obscurity, some for their euphony, and some for their quirkiness. As a collection they will be a delight to all word lovers."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Foyle, Christopher, 1943-
Foyle's philavery.
Edinburgh : Chambers, 2007
(OCoLC)646968951
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Foyle
ISBN: 9780550103291 0550103295
OCLC Number: 141380347
Description: vi, 233 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Philavery
Responsibility: collected by Christopher Foyle.

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