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Shorter Oxford English dictionary

William Little

Shorter Oxford English dictionary

by William Little

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


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Statementedited by William Little.
The Physical Object
Pagination2538p.
Number of Pages2538
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21175150M
ISBN 10019861103X

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