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Sea slang of the twentieth century

Wilfred Granville

Sea slang of the twentieth century

Royal navy, merchant navy, yachtsmen, fishermen, bargeman, canalmen, miscellaneous

by Wilfred Granville

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Published by Winchester in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Terms and phrases.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementintroduction and etymologies by Eric Partridge.
    GenreDictionaries., Terms and phrases.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination271 p.
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22990893M

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