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Title Oxford dictionary of proverbs / edited by Jennifer Speake
Edition Sixth edition
Published Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Summary "This unique and authoritative dictionary covers the most widely used proverbs in English, using the latest research from Oxford Dictionaries to source them. The new edition adds many sayings that have gained currency in recent years, such as 'better out than in' and 'if you can't be good, be lucky'. Explanations have been added or expanded for hundreds of proverbs, and examples of usage updated. A Dictionary of Proverbs is ideal for browsing"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from home page (Oxford Handbooks, viewed October 05, 2015)
Subject Proverbs, American -- Dictionaries.
Proverbs, English -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Reference works.
Form Electronic book
Author Speake, Jennifer.
Oxford University Press.
ISBN 0191799440 (electronic book)
9780191799440 (electronic book)
Other Titles Dictionary of proverbs