Peter D. Jeans
Publisher: Carol Publishing Group; annotated edition edition (November 1998)
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From hardy Nantucket whalers to Elizabethan sea canines, from grizzled fishermen in Nova Scotia to the crews of clipper ships, the lads who made their dwelling at the sea left as a part of their legacy a extraordinary contribution to the English language. An mind-blowing number of phrases, sayings, and idiomatic expressions are defined in alphabetically prepared entries during this authoritative and unique paintings. Illustrations .