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The Concise Oxford Dictionary: The Classic First Edition
The Concise Oxford Dictionary: The Classic First Edition
by Oxford University Press
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The Concise Oxford English Dictionary, today a world-famous bestseller, has always been a ground-breaking dictionary. In its first edition, The Concise Oxford Dictionary was adapted by Henry Watson Fowler and Francis George Fowler from The Oxford... (read more)

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Webster's New World College Dictionary, Indexed (Webster's New World)
Webster's New World College Dictionary, Indexed (Webster's New World)
by Websters
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THE MOST USEFUL AND AUTHORITATIVE DICTIONARY YOU CAN OWN–OVER 163,000 ENTRIES Selected by the Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and other leading newspapers as their official dictionary of choice. Up-to-Date Entries for... (read more)

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Merriam Webster Dictionary 11TH Edition
Merriam Webster Dictionary 11TH Edition
by Webster
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A completely revised and updated edition of this best selling language reference is now available. COvers the core vocabulary of everyday life with over 75,000 clear, concise definitions. Inlcudes pronunciations, word origins and synonym lists. Special... (read more)

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The Describer's Dictionary
The Describer's Dictionary
by David Grambs
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Have you ever found yourself grasping in vain for that ideal descriptive word lost somewhere within the misty recesses of your vocabulary? Or felt frustrated that an oddly shaped structure or pretty setting you wished to portray in writing didn't quite... (read more)

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Merriam Websters Collegiate Dictionary 11TH Edition
Merriam Websters Collegiate Dictionary 11TH Edition
by Merriam Webster
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The new Eleventh Edition of America's best-selling dictionary merges print, CD-ROM, and Internet-based formats to deliver unprecedented accessibility and flexibility at one affordable price. Fully revised print content features more than 225,000 clear... (read more)

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The Merriam-Webster Dictionary (50th Anniversary Edition)
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary (50th Anniversary Edition)
by Merriam-Webster
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A high-quality, economical language reference covering the core vocabulary of everyday life. -- Over 70,000 clear, concise definitions -- Includes pronunciations, word origins, and synonym lists -- Special sections and... (read more)

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Garner's Modern American Usage (Garner's Modern American Usage)
Garner's Modern American Usage (Garner's Modern American Usage)
by Bryan A. Garner
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Since first appearing in 1998, Garner's Modern American Usage has established itself as the preeminent guide to the effective use of the English language. Brimming with witty, erudite essays on troublesome words and phrases, this book authoritatively... (read more)

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The Woman's Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects (More Crystals and New Age)
The Woman's Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects (More Crystals and New Age)
by Barbara G Walker
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"One of my favorite ways of reading is to pull a book off the shelf and open it at random. That's the great thing about reference books like dictionaries or encyclopedias. These books are treasure troves — dip in anywhere, let chance take you, lead... (read more)

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A Dictionary of Journalism (Oxford Paperback Reference)
A Dictionary of Journalism (Oxford Paperback Reference)
by Tony Harcup
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A Dictionary of Journalism is an accessible and authoritative quick reference dictionary. It covers over 1,400 wide-ranging entries on the terms that are likely to be encountered by students of the subject, and aims to offer a broad, accessible point of... (read more)

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Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
by Not Available (na)
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The New World Spanish/English, English/Spanish Dictionary
The New World Spanish/English, English/Spanish Dictionary
by New World
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The largest mass market Spanish/English, English/Spanish dictionary available 3.3 million Signet copies in print Includes over 70,000 entries More thatn 3,000 entries have been addes, expanded, or rewritten to reflect contemporary Spanish vocabulary... (read more)

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Pictorial Webster's: A Visual Dictionary of Curiosities
Pictorial Webster's: A Visual Dictionary of Curiosities
by John M. Carrera
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This "visual dictionary of curiosities" is charming, quirky, and endlessly entertaining. (It's also very hard to put down.) Fascinating images reproduced from wood engravings illustrate words from albatross and abracadabra to zibeth and zodiac."... (read more)

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The Oxford New Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus
The Oxford New Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus
by Oxford
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Major new editions of our Oxford dictionaries and thesaurus The Oxford New Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus ? Over 150,000 entries, definitions, and synonyms in an integrated A-to-Z volume ? Includes appendices with valuable information such as: Standard... (read more)

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Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages
Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages
by Ammon Shea
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An obsessive word lover's account of reading the entire Oxford English Dictionary, hailed as "the Super Size Me of lexicography." "I'm reading the OED so you don't have to," says Ammon Shea on his slightly masochistic journey to scale the word lover's... (read more)

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Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
by Oxford Univ Press
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"Life is either a daring adventure or it is nothing." "The fool wonders, the wise man asks." "Comedy is tragedy plus time." "Friends are the sunshine of life." It is hard to imagine a more convenient reference--and a more engaging book to browse in--than... (read more)

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The American Heritage Dictionary: Fifth Edition (American Heritage Dictionary)
The American Heritage Dictionary: Fifth Edition (American Heritage Dictionary)
by Houghton Mifflin Company
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•Over 70,000 entries •Thoroughly revised and updated •1,000 new words and meanings •Over 400 photographs and illustrations •Expert guidance on correct usage Based on the bestselling American Heritage® Dictionary of... (read more)

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A Dictionary of the English Language: An Anthology (Penguin Classics)
A Dictionary of the English Language: An Anthology (Penguin Classics)
by Samuel Johnson
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Surprising, colorful, and long-forgotten entries from the most famous dictionary in the history of the English language Samuel Johnson's best-known work, A Dictionary of the English Language (1755), is the most influential and idiosyncratic lexicon ever... (read more)

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A Pronouncing Dictionary of American English
A Pronouncing Dictionary of American English
by John Samuel Kenyon
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A Pronouncing Dictionary of American English is a unique guide to the pronunciation of American English that uses the alphabet of the International Phonetic Association. The text covers common words from contemporary American speech and writing, and... (read more)

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Urban Dictionary Day-To-Day Calendar
Urban Dictionary Day-To-Day Calendar
by Aaron (com) Peckham
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Culling from the insanely popular, user-created Web site UrbanDictionary.com, this calendar gives readers each day one of the funniest, smartest, and most provocative modern slang phrases or words. The Urban Dictionary 2015 Calendar gives readers the... (read more)

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Oxford Advanced American Dictionary for Learners of English
Oxford Advanced American Dictionary for Learners of English
by Oxford Dictionaries
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Oxford's new American Dictionaries for learners of English offer students a dictionary that is just right for their level. Written specifically for students working to improve their English language skills, these dictionaries support English learners... (read more)

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