Cassell's Latin dictionary, by J.R. and C. Beard

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Page ii - BA This Dictionary comprehends every word used by the most eminent Latin writers. The meanings of each word are arranged, as far as possible, in their etymological order ; and brief illustrative quotations are appended, which will afford substantial help to the Student. Many excellencies, hitherto characteristic of more voluminous works, have heen compressed into the space of this Dictionary, without in any way sacrificing clearness.
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