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Americanisms, old & new

Farmer, John Stephen

Americanisms, old & new

a dictionary of words, phrases, and colloquialisms peculiar to the United States, British America, the West Indies, &c., &c. : derivation, meaning, and application, together with numerous anecdotal, historical, explanatory, and folk-lore notes

by Farmer, John Stephen

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Published by Gale Research Co. in Detroit .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • West Indies,
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Americanisms -- Dictionaries.,
    • English language -- United States -- Dictionaries.,
    • English language -- West Indies -- Dictionaries.,
    • English language -- Canada -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled and edited by John S. Farmer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE2835 .F3 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 564 p. ;
      Number of Pages564
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5214181M
      ISBN 100810337460
      LC Control Number75044079


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