Burgess unabridged : a new dictionary of words you have always needed / by Gelett Burgess ; with a new foreword by Paul Dickson ; illustrations by Herb Roth Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951

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Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951
Subjects
English language -- New words.; English language - New words - Dictionaries - Humor.; Language Arts & Disciplines - General.
Summary
A dictionary of words invented in 1914--some of which have come into common usage--presents detailed definitions of each selection, concise essays outlining the usages of each word, and ingenious poems demonstrating the word in action.
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https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/661223
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661223

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