A Dictionary of American Proverbs

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ABBREVIATIONS
adj. adjective
adv. adverb
a. k. a. also known as
Ala. Alabama
Am. American
antiq. antiquarian
Apr. April
Ariz. Arizona
Ark. Arkansas
Aug. August
ca circa
Calif. California
Can. Canada
CODPThe Concise Oxford Dictionary
of Proverbs
col. colonel, colonial
coll. collection, college
Colo. Colorado
comm. commission
Dec. December
Del. Delaware
doc. document, documentary
ed. edited by, edition
E. E. T. S. Early English Text Society
Feb. February
1st cit. first citation
Fla. Florida
Ga. Georgia
gen. general
hist. historical, history
Ill. Illinois
Ind. Indiana
Jan. January
Kans. Kansas
Ky. Kentucky
La. Louisiana
mag. magazine
Mal. Soc. International Maledicta Soci-
ety
Mar. March
Mass. Massachusetts
Md. Maryland
Mich. Michigan
Minn. Minnesota
Miss. Mississippi
Mont. Montana
MS manuscript
n. noun
N.C. North Carolina
N. Dak. North Dakota
Nebr. Nebraska
Nev. Nevada
N.H. New Hampshire
N.J. New Jersey
N. Mex. New Mexico
Nov. November
N.Y. New York
Oct. October
ODEPThe Oxford Dictionary of En-
glish Proverbs
Okla. Oklahoma
Ont. Ontario
Oreg. Oregon
Pa. Pennsylvania
P.E.I. Prince Edward Island
phil. philosophical, philological
PRAlmanacPoor Richard's Almanac
prep. preposition
pron. pronoun
pseud. pseudonym
publ. publication(s), publishing
quart. quarterly
rec. dist. recorded distribution
rev. revised
R.I. Rhode Island
S. C. South Carolina
S. Dak. South Dakota
Sept. September
ser. series
soc. society

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