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By Julia Cresswell (editor)

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9780198753575, titled "Little Oxford Gift Box: Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Little Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins" | Box edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 8, 2015), cover price $29.95

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Product Description: Did you know that coconut derives from the Spanish and Portuguese coco for 'grinning face'? Or that giraffes used to be called camelopards? Or that walrus has its origin in Dutch, meaning 'whale horse'.The Little Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins includes 1,000 word histories arranged across 100 wide-ranging themes, from food to phobias, from the universe to love...read more

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9780199683635 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 11, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Did you know that coconut derives from the Spanish and Portuguese coco for 'grinning face'?

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Product Description: Symbolically, the quintessential English feudal monarch is King Arthur, but stories of Charlemagne and his Knights' quests throughout Christian Europe had a much wider impact. Amidst the chaos and violence of Europe in the eighth century, Charlemagne became king of the Franks and slowly established an empire the likes of which had not been seen since the days of the Romans...read more

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9781472804167 | Osprey Pub Co, July 22, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Symbolically, the quintessential English feudal monarch is King Arthur, but stories of Charlemagne and his Knights' quests throughout Christian Europe had a much wider impact.

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Product Description: From mythical legends -dragons, unicorns, mermaids, sea serpents, griffins, yales, and wyverns -to contemporary tall-tales such as big cats on the moors and the Loch Ness Monster, the British imagination has ever been stalked by fantastic beasts...read more

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9780747812043 | Shire Pubns, July 9, 2013, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: From mythical legends -dragons, unicorns, mermaids, sea serpents, griffins, yales, and wyverns -to contemporary tall-tales such as big cats on the moors and the Loch Ness Monster, the British imagination has ever been stalked by fantastic beasts.

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Product Description: Combining both accessibility and authority, The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins describes the origins and development of over 3,000 words and phrases in the English language. The book draws on Oxford's unrivalled dictionary research program and language monitoring, and relates the fascinating stories behind many of our most curious terms and expressions in order to offer the reader a much more detailed explanation than can be found in a general English dictionary...read more
By Julia Cresswell (editor)

Paperback:

9780199547937 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2010), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Combining both accessibility and authority, The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins describes the origins and development of over 3,000 words and phrases in the English language.

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Product Description: Drawing on Oxford's unrivalled dictionary research program and language monitoring, this fascinating volume captures the often odd and unexpected stories behind many of our most curious expressions, offering a rich account that far exceeds what can be found in a general dictionary...read more
By Julia Cresswell (editor)

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9780199547920, titled "The Insect That Stole Butter?: Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins" | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 20, 2009), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Drawing on Oxford's unrivalled dictionary research program and language monitoring, this fascinating volume captures the often odd and unexpected stories behind many of our most curious expressions, offering a rich account that far exceeds what can be found in a general dictionary.

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Product Description: What does the name Calvin mean? What is the meaning of Beverley? Which boy's name means "little seal?" Which girl's name means "spear strength?" And what links Merle and Mavis? This handy reference offers pronunciations, meanings, histories, variant spellings, and other colorful information regarding 10,000 names in more than 4,000 entries...read more

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9780550104298 | Hodder & Stoughton, October 5, 2009, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: What does the name Calvin mean?

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Explores cliches and contains famous (and infamous) quotations and memorable information.

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9780141025162 | Penguin Global, September 3, 2008, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Explores cliches and contains famous (and infamous) quotations and memorable information.

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Product Description: Babies’ Names is a best-selling guide to over 1,500 first names. The book gives the origins of each name, and also lists the most popular girls’ and boys’ names in Britain today. It’s the ideal reference for parents-to-be everywhere...read more

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9780007270705 | New edition (Collins, September 1, 2008), cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Babies’ Names is a best-selling guide to over 1,500 first names.

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A useful A-Z guide for deciding your child's name. It contains over 1,500 possible choices, from Aaron to Zuleika, through the old-fashioned (Hazel and Gilbert), the modern (Jade and Devon), the unusual (Anselm and Tanith) and the popular (Chloe and Jack). It reveals who has influenced the popularity of names.

Paperback:

9780713683134 | A & C Black, May 1, 2008, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A useful A-Z guide for deciding your child's name.

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Product Description: What is an angel? Anyone who has ever wondered about the nature of these seraphic beings will find all the answers in this comprehensive dictionary. With 2,000 easy-to-access and cross-referenced entries, all the archangels, cherubim and seraphim are here—from Michael and Satan to the Kaballa’s Sandalphon, from ancient Persia’s Alkanosts to Islam’s Israfil...read more

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9781842932056 | Watkins Pub Ltd, October 30, 2006, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: What is an angel?

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Product Description: A brand-new edition of this best-selling guide to over 1,500 first names. Gem Babies’ Names gives the origins of each name, and also lists the most popular girls’ and boys’ names in Britain today. The ideal pocket guide to choosing a name for your baby...read more

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9780007183913 | Collins, October 30, 2004, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A brand-new edition of this best-selling guide to over 1,500 first names.
9780007127856, titled "Babies Names" | Min edition (Harpercollins Pub Ltd, November 1, 2002), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A brand-new edition of this best-selling guide to over 1500 first names.
9780004722917 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, September 1, 1999, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: An updated and completely authoritative guide to over 1500 first names, now reissued in a new flexibinding This Collins Gem is being reissued in flexibinding, providing the durability of a hardback with the flexibility of a paperback.

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Product Description: Best Baby Names is the essential A-Z guide for deciding your child's name. It contains over 1,500 possible choices, from Aaron to Zuleika, through the old-fashioned (Hazel and Gilbert), the modern (Jade and Devon), the unusual (Anselm and Tanith) and the most popular (Chloe and Jack)...read more

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9780747559030 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, June 1, 2002, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Best Baby Names is the essential A-Z guide for deciding your child's name.

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Product Description: Which novelist invented the name Kim? Has Schwarzenegger helped to re-popularize the name Arnold? What are the origins of Lori? The answers are to be found in this new edition of the Bloomsbury Dictionary of First Names. First names are subject to both conservatism and fashion...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780747554530 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, September 1, 2001, cover price $12.50 | About this edition: Which novelist invented the name Kim?

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Product Description: The meanings and associations of names are a source of constant interest, whether finding out what one's own name means or discovering its associations. The meanings and origins of names are included in this book along with examples of popular choices.

Hardcover:

9780747550259 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, August 1, 2000, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: The meanings and associations of names are a source of constant interest, whether finding out what one's own name means or discovering its associations.

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This dictionary investigates the wide range of cliches throughout the history of the English language. With over 1500 sourced cliches listed, both ancient an modern, this work looks at the more informal side of the English language.

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9780140514278 | Gardners Books, April 17, 2000, cover price $19.75 | About this edition: This dictionary investigates the wide range of cliches throughout the history of the English language.

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An A-to-Z listing of over 200 Irish first names which includes explanations of their origins and meanings. The book includes names derived from the Irish language, Anglicized versions of Irish names and Irish names popular overseas, particularly in the USA and Australia.

Paperback:

9780004723471 | Min edition (Harpercollins Pub Ltd, November 1, 1999), cover price $7.95
9780004709420 | Collins Celtic, November 1, 1998, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: An A-to-Z listing of over 200 Irish first names which includes explanations of their origins and meanings.

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Product Description: A handy guide to first names with a distinctively Scottish origin or use. Scottish First Names is the ideal guide for prospective parents seeking a genuinely Scottish forename for their offspring. Concentrating solely on those names of a recognisably Gaelic or Celtic origin, and those with a strong tradition of use north of the border, this attractive little book gives the origins and meanings to over 250 names...read more

Hardcover:

9780004722597 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, September 1, 1999, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A handy guide to first names with a distinctively Scottish origin or use.

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Product Description: Book by Cresswell, Julia

Paperback:

9780804817806 | Tuttle Pub, March 1, 1992, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Book by Cresswell, Julia

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