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A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words. Volumes I and II

A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words. Volumes I and II

A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words. Volumes I and II

Ref: ANG-ARA 124

Supplied by Anguline Research Archives.

With obsolete phrases, proverbs and ancient customs - from the 14th century to the 19th century.

This fascinating two-volume 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.

By James Orchard Halliwell, Esq., F.R.S.
Published in 1878.

Very useful reference guide for genealogy, social history and linguistics.

£17.00