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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Terms and phrases,
  • Literature -- Dictionaries,
  • Mythology -- Dictionaries,
  • Allusions

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBrewer"s dictionary of phrase and fable, Dictionary of phrase & fable
    ContributionsBrewer, Ebenezer Cobham, 1810-1897.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 1182 p. :
    Number of Pages1182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18006863M
    ISBN 100062701339

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