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DICTIONARY of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete
Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs from the reign of
This work, which has occupied the Editor some years, is now com
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Berks Ashmolean Soc. 1844 11 ABULCACIM Tarif Abentarique (Alcayde) Verdadera Historia del Rey Don
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