Senior dictionary [edited by] W.S. Avis [and others]

  • 1284 Pages
  • 4.38 MB
  • English

Gage , Toronto
English language in Canada -- Diction
SeriesDictionary of Canadian English -- v. 3
ContributionsAvis, Walter Spencer, 1919-1979., Barnhart, Clarence Lewis, 1900-, Thorndike, Edward L. 1874-1949.
LC ClassificationsPE3235 S45
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 1284 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16159834M

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