The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

Book - 1982
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The dictionary gives explanations of the meanings and use of proverbs whenever these are obscure. By means of numerous illustrative quotations it also provides a documentary history of each proverb from its first recorded use in written English, and supplies details of earlier related forms in other languages.
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1982.
ISBN: 9780198661313
Branch Call Number: 398.921 CONCISE
Characteristics: xiii, 256 p. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Simpson, J. A. 1953-


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