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A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words Volumes I and II
Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (1000 pages)
Author: J. Halliwell
Year: (1878) 2007
Published as a two volume set in 1878, this Dictionary comes with 'obsolete phrases, proverbs and ancient customs - from the 14th century to the 19th century'. This fascinating work contains a comprehensive dictionary of old and unusual regional words and phrases used across England, from medieval to Victorian times. Over 50,000 entries are included. Also contains an interesting chapter on English provincial dialects.
Very useful reference guide for genealogy, social history and linguistics.
This CD contains a digital version of the original book, in PDF format is now fully searchable, and can be viewed on any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader.
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