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Sharks: An Eponym Dictionary

Sharks: An Eponym Dictionary

Author: Michael Watkins

Publisher: Pelagic Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781784270377

Category: Science

Page: 170

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This fascinating reference book delves into the origins of the vernacular and scientific names of sharks, rays, skates and chimeras. Each entry offers a concise biography, revealing the hidden stories and facts behind each species’ name.

Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

Author: Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Publisher: Chambers

ISBN: UCSD:31822035106160

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1460

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Provides definitions of typical phrases and words and explains their historical origins.

The New York Times Crossword Puzzle Dictionary

The New York Times Crossword Puzzle Dictionary

Author: Tom Pulliam

Publisher: Random House Puzzles & Games

ISBN: 0812911318

Category: Crossword puzzles

Page: 618

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You will discover in this Third Edition many alternate and uncommon synonyms of finding words. You will also discover many synonyms consisting of phrases of two or more words unaccompanied by qualifying explanations, such as "two words". There are other new additions to this volume. In short, all these additions confirm that this edition remains the most comprehensive and current puzzle dictionary available.