About the BookThe dictionary is of current English words in general use in literature and conversation. It covers a wide field of vocabulary and words of continental languages used in law, fiction, poetry and drama. Latin, Greek and modern foreign language words commonly in use in current English have also been included.
Words are arranged in alphabetical order and derivatives and phrases follow the main head-words. Pronunciation is given immediately after the word in parenthesis. The etymology, the regular function of various words and abbreviations are also given.
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