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The Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs
Language: en
Pages: 401
Authors: Jennifer Speake
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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"First published as The concise Oxford dictionary of proverbs, edited by John Simpson, 1982"--Title page verso.
A Dictionary of Proverbs
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Jennifer Speake
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-10-23 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

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This unique and authoritative dictionary contains over 1,100 of the most widely used proverbs in English and uses research from the Oxford English Corpus, the w
Dictionary of Proverbs
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Najmussehar
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-01 - Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

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Proverbs are wise sayings. They are usually short, pithy statements of general truth. Proverbs are largely based on common sense or the practical experience of
A Dictionary of American Proverbs
Language: en
Pages: 1348
Authors: Wolfgang Mieder
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press

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Contains over 15,000 proverbs used in the United States and Canada which have British, classical, Biblical, and European origins
The Facts on File Dictionary of Proverbs
Language: en
Pages: 513
Authors: Martin H. Manser
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

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Lists the meaning and origin of more than 1,700 traditional and contemporary English proverbs.