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The Macmillan dictionary of historical slang

Eric Partridge

The Macmillan dictionary of historical slang

by Eric Partridge

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Abridgement of the 1961 ed. published under the title: A dictionary of slang and unconventional English. London, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1961.

    Other titlesDictionary of historical slang.
    StatementEric Partridge.
    GenreDictionaries.
    ContributionsSimpson, Jacqueline.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1064 p. :
    Number of Pages1064
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19013387M
    LC Control Number74010318

    About this Item: Routledge 25/04/, Condition: Very Good. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English. London: Routledge, [Davis Ref, UL Ref PEP3 b] Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang. New York: Random House, [Davis Ref. PEH57 ] VIII. CONTEMPORARY USAGE, AND DIALECT. Ammer, Christine. The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton.

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Definition and synonyms of historical from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Education. This is the British English pronunciation of historical. View American English pronunciation of. COVID Resources.

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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Definition and synonyms of historic from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Education. This is the British English definition of American English definition of historic.

Change your default dictionary to American English. View the pronunciation for historic. Erin McKean, editor in chief, The New Oxford American Dictionary (2nd ed.) "More than a list of anatomical words and their meanings, Hodgson's book fleshes out the meaning behind the words.

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The Historical Dictionary of American Slang, often abbreviated HDAS, is a dictionary of American first two volumes, Volume 1, A – G (), and Volume 2, H – O (), were published by Random House, and the work then was known as the Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang, sometimes abbreviated as volumes used the Publisher: Random House.

Word lovers will be interested in the Daily Telegraph's article about the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary, which was published nearly 4, pages and costing £, the HTE won't be on many people's Christmas lists, but you can search a limited number of sections for synonyms on the HTE Test 's an extract from the Telegraph's piece.

A similarly titled dictionary of slang is The Macmillan Dictionary of Historical Slang, edited by Jacqueline Simpson. It is an abridgement of Eric Partridge's large Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (DSUE). A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English is a dictionary of slang originally compiled by the noted lexicographer of the English language, Eric first edition was published in and seven editions were eventually published by : Eric Partridge.

Chambers Slang Dictionary is a brand-new edition version of Jonathon Green s magisterial slang dictionary, first published in Covering the full range of slang over five centuries and from all parts of the English-speaking world, this collection has won universal acclaim for its authority, comprehensiveness and browsability/5(11).

1 A book or electronic resource that lists the words of a language (typically in alphabetical order) and gives their meaning, or gives the equivalent words in a different language, often also providing information about pronunciation, origin, and usage.

‘I'll look up 'love' in the dictionary’ ‘the website gives access to an online. The concise new Partridge dictionary of slang and unconventional English. London: Routledge, reference Type- Dictionary Content/Scope- pages and o entries. Includes slang from US as well as other countries. Accuracy/Authority/Bias- author, Tom Dalzell has published multiple volumes about slang/5.

Dictionary - Dictionary - Kinds of dictionaries: Although one may speak of a “general-purpose” dictionary, it must be realized that every dictionary is compiled with a particular set of users in mind.

In turn, the public has come to expect certain conventional features (see below Features and problems), and a publisher departs from the conventions at his peril. The Essential Dictionary for Every School, College, Office, and Home—With More Than 16 Million Copies In Print!Inside The New American Webster Handy College Dictionary you’ll find more features than any other pocket dictionary, including:• Boxed inserts on etymologies and language.

Quick definitions from WordNet (plow) noun: a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing verb: move in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil ("The ship plowed through the water") verb: to break and turn over earth especially with a plow ("Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week").

REVIEWS Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang. Ed. J. E. Lighter. New York: Random House, lxiv + pp. $ U.S.; $ Can. The first volume of diis diree-volume set (hencefordi HDAS) was published inand bills itself as "the only historical dictionary of slang, spanning three hundred years of slang use in America." The book itself.

A dictionary of slang and unconventional English: slang--including the language of the underworld, colloquialisms and catch-phrases, solecisms and catachreses, nicknames, vulgarisms and such Americanisms as have been naturalized.AHA, Aha (Book of Mormon), Aha (disambiguation), Slang (1 matching dictionary) AHA, Aha: Urban Dictionary [home, DOD Dictionary of Military Terms: Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations [home, info] Quick definitions from Macmillan Provided by Word origin Words similar to aha Usage examples for aha Words that often appear near aha.