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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms

Merriam-Webster, Inc - Reference - 1984 - 940 pages
"The ideal guide to choosing the right word. Entries go beyond the word lists of a thesaurus, explaining important differences between synonyms. Provides over 17,000 usage ...
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Allusions

Elizabeth Webber, Mike Feinsilber - Reference - 1999 - 592 pages
A guide to references commonly used in speech and writing. Explains more than 900 allusions. Entries include examples from today's leading media. A must for language lovers and ...
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Cowboy Lingo

Ramon Frederick Adams - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1936 - 253 pages
The cowboy — that enigmatic, larger-than-life icon of our culture —has long been considered a figure of fast hands, steel nerves, and few words. But according to Ramon Adams ...
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Whiffletrees and Goobers: 1,001 Fun and Fabulous Forgotton Words and Phrases

W. R. Runyan - Reference - 2007 - 168 pages
Provides definitions of 1,001 obsolete English words and phrases, such as snaffle, whiffletree, and horse apple. Includes over one hundred illustrations.
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