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Frank Horace Vizetelly

(1864—1938)


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(1864–1938), English-born lexicographer and editor, came to the U.S. (1891), and is best known for his editorship of Funk and Wagnalls's New Standard Dictionary and various reference books, and as a contributor to the Literary Digest. He wrote some 20 books pertaining to the English language and other philological subjects, and was a popular authority in sanctioning American colloquialisms.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.


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