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Ref.PV43.A83 1998
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TITLE: Dictionary of historical allusions & eponyms / Dorothy Auchter.
AUTHOR: Auchter, Dorothy.
PUBLISHED: Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CLIO, c1998.
DESCRIPTION: ix, 295 p. ; 26 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references and index.
NOTES: Relates the origins and contemporary meaning of more than 550 familiar words and phrases such as "eat crow," "scapegoat," and "tar and feather," each followed by a list of references; arranged alphabetically, with a subject index.
SUBJECT: Allusions--Dictionaries.
SUBJECT: English language--Eponyms--Dictionaries.
SUBJECT: English language--Etymology--Dictionaries.
SUBJECT: English language--Terms and phrases.

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