Dictionary of First Names

Dictionary of First Names

This volume is a reference source to literature in the English language throughout the world. It provides a survey of the world-wide literary tradition of this area, and offers explanations of genres, movements, critical terms and literary concepts.

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Publisher Wordsworth Editions
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ISBN 9781853263668
Pages 244 pages
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Dictionary of First Names
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Iseabail MacLeod
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

This volume is a reference source to literature in the English language throughout the world. It provides a survey of the world-wide literary tradition of this
A Dictionary of First Names
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Patrick Hanks
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-07-27 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This Dictionary is part of the Oxford Reference Collection: using sustainable print-on-demand technology to make the acclaimed backlist of the Oxford Reference
Writing to Learn
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Fred Sedgwick
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-01-04 - Publisher: Routledge

Writing to Learn looks at how poetry can be used as an enjoyable way to teach literacy across the curriculum. It includes remarkable poems and stories by childr
Genealogy and Indexing
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Kathleen Spaltro
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Information Today, Inc.

Indexes are the essential search tool for genealogists, and this timely book fills a conspicuous void in the literature. Kathleen Spaltro and contributors take
The Oxford History of English Lexicography
Language: en
Pages: 1017
Authors: A. P. Cowie
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-04 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

These substantial volumes present the fullest account yet published of the lexicography of English from its origins in medieval glosses, through its rapid devel
Where Words Come From
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Fred Sedgwick
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-07-10 - Publisher: A&C Black

An invaluable guide to the fascinating origins of everyday words crafted into pithy annecdotes and facts.
The Treasury of North American Baby Names
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors:
Categories: Names, Personal
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:

Fascinating tidbits of information on over 4,000 names, with meanings and origins clearly explained.
First Name Reverse Dictionary
Language: en
Pages: 275
Authors: Yvonne Navarro
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-24 - Publisher: McFarland

This innovative dictionary allows the user to find given names which relate to a specific meaning. Arranged alphabetically by definition, the names are followed
A Dictionary of Traditional First Names
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Eric Partridge
Categories: Names, English
Type: BOOK - Published: 1951 - Publisher:

The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations
Language: en
Pages: 686
Authors: Connie Robertson
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

Quotations have exercised a particular fascination for humanity since the birth of recorded language and their potency in the age of the soundbite is stronger t