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The desk Standard dictionary of the English language

The desk Standard dictionary of the English language

designed to give the orthography, pronunciation, meaning, and etymology of about 83,000 words and phrases in the speech and literature of the English-speaking peoples; 1,200 pictorial illustrations; abridged from the Funk & Wagnalls new Standard dictionary of the English language

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Published by Funk & Wagnalls company in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James C. Fernald.
    GenreDictionaries.
    ContributionsFernald, James Champlin, 1838-1918., Vizetelly, Frank H., 1864-1938.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1628 S6 1937
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 894 p.
    Number of Pages894
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17606840M
    LC Control Number37000486
    OCLC/WorldCa4804189

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