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Dictionary of phrase & fable.

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Dictionary of phrase & fable.

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- Dictionaries.,
  • Allusions.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreDictionaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN41
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 970 p.
    Number of Pages970
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16493186M

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable is one of the world's best-loved reference books. First published inthis treasury of 'words that have a story to tell' has established itself as one of the great reference classics—the first port of call for tens of thousands of terms, phrases and proper names, and a fund of fascinating, unusual and out-of-the-way information/5(20).

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This valuable dictionary, which revises and updates the original work of Dr. Ebenezer Cobham 5/5(1). Genre/Form: Dictionaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brewer, Ebenezer Cobham, Dictionary of phrase & fable.

New York, Harper []. Dictionary of phrase and fable giving the derivation, source, or origin of common phrases, allusions, and words that have a tale to tell [new and enl. ed.] to which is added a concise bibliography of English literature.

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 18 likes. Entries (verbatim) from Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable - specifically the undated inter-war edition.

Any factual errors are Brewer's. Much loved for its wit and wisdom sinceBrewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable takes you on a captivating adventure through its trademark blend of language, culture, myth and legend. Nowhere else could the histories of the guillotine and Guinness stout sit so comfortably alongside the KGB and the Keystone Kops/5().As Susie Dent explains in the foreword, Brewer's "is unlike any other reference book that exists, anywhere." Brewer's Dictionary of 20th-century Phrase and Fable Houghton Mifflin Company — Language Arts & Disciplines.