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A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words: Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs and Ancient Customs from the Fourteenth Century A-I V1

J. O. Halliwell-Phillipps

A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words: Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs and Ancient Customs from the Fourteenth Century A-I V1 is a comprehensive reference book written by John Orchard Halliwell. The book is a compilation of archaic and provincial words, obsolete phrases, proverbs, and ancient customs from the 14th century. It is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the English language and its evolution over the centuries. The book is divided into two volumes, with the first volume covering words and phrases from A-I. The entries are arranged alphabetically, with each entry providing a definition, usage examples, and historical context. The book also includes illustrations and explanations of ancient customs and traditions that were once prevalent in England. This book is a must-have for scholars, linguists, and anyone interested in the history and evolution of the English language.In Two Volumes.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 8th, 2006
  • Pages: 520
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.16in - 1.66lb
  • EAN: 9781428627635
  • Categories: DictionariesGeneralGeneral