Hobson – Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian words and phrases, and of Kindred Terms, Etymological, Historical, Geographical and Discursive. – Henry Yule & Aurthr Coke Burell


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This important dictionary has historical value, shedding light on anglo-indian words and indian phrases used during the British rule of India. Interestingly, a Hobson – Jobson refers to a festival or celebration, the phrase being a corruption of “Ya Hasan, Ya Hosain” chanted by muslims during the procession of the muharram.Condition: Very good, sunning and wear to head and foot of spine.

Publisher: Routledge & Keegan Paul

Publication Place: London

Condition: Very good.
Binding: Red cloth on boards.

Dimensions: Small 4to

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Weight 1400 g