A Dictionary of idioms for the deaf
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Published by Barron"s Educational Series, inc. in Woodbury, N.Y .
Written in English


  • English language -- Idioms,
  • Deaf -- Education -- English language

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared for the National Association of the Deaf by Maxine Tull Boatner, John Edward Gates.
ContributionsBoatner, Maxine Tull., Gates, John Edward., Makkai, Adam., National Association of the Deaf.
LC ClassificationsPE1460 .D47 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 392 p. ;
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5211829M
ISBN 100812051033, 0812006135
LC Control Number75040451

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