This dictionary aims to help users to find the most appropriate word to use on a wide range of occasions. It is designed in particular for students, those writing reports, letters and speeches, and crossword solvers, but is also useful as a general word reference. Special features include: an alphabetical A-Z listing; numbered senses for words with more than one meaning; British and American variants; and specially marked colloquial uses.1836: Marryat, Japhet, ch iv, I have often heard it said, therea#39;s no getting blood out of a turnip. ... 33 (E.E.T.S.), Bot habyde and suffirc a while, and go blawe at the fyre, that es, first do thi werkes, and go than allane to thi prayers and thianbsp;...
|Title||:||Dictionary of Proverbs|
|Author||:||George Latimer Apperson, Martin H. Manser|
|Publisher||:||Wordsworth Editions - 2005-01-01|