The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

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Concise Dictionary of Proverbs
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Abbreviations used in the dictionary
a
ante
(before)
Apr.
April
Aug.
August
AV
Authorized Version (of the Bible), 1611
c
circa
(about)
cent.
century
cf.
confer
(compare)
COD
Concise Oxford Dictionary
Dec.
December
Dict.
dictionary (of)
Du.
Dutch
ed.
edition
EETS
Early English Text Society
esp.
especially
et al.
et alii
(and others)
Feb.
February
Fr.
French
Ger.
German
Gr.
Greek
Hist.
history (of), historical
Ibid.
ibidem
(in the same place)
Ital.
Italian
Jan.
January
L.
Latin
Mag.
Magazine
Mar.
March
mod.
modern
MS(S)
manuscript(s)
Nov.
November
NY
New York
Oct.
October
ODEP
Oxford Dictionary of English Proverbs
OED
Oxford English Dictionary
Pt.
part
quot.
quotation
rev.
revised
Sept.
September
Ser.
series
St.
Saint
STS
Scottish Text Society
tr.
translation (of)
US
United States (of America)
vol.
volume
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