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List of Words and Phrases
 
edged, 100
editor, 145, 227
editorial, n., 114, 125
editorial-paragraph, 125
ee, suf., 187
eel-grass, 56
effuse, 88
eg, 245
egad, 154
egg, 217
egg-plant, 56, 126
ei, p., 112
either, 112
el, 189
eldorado, 101
electrocute, 186, 191
electrolier, 186, 195
elevata, 421
elevated, 189, 411, 421
elevated railway, 189
elevateur, 401
elevator, 15, 61, 114, 159, 171, 421
elevator-boy, 114
élite, 249
elk, 345, 352
ellum, 318
elocute, 185
embalming surgeon, 114
emerald, 132
emfasis, 246
emote, 185
emperor, 227
emperour, 228
employd, 245
employé, 144, 200, 250, 233
employee, 251, 233
employment-bureau, 53
emporiums, 252
enceinte, 150
enclose, 223, 237
enclosure, 225
encumbrance, 237
encyclopædia, 223
encyclopedia, 223
endeavor, 221
endeavour, 221, 227
endive, 119
endorse, 92, 223, 237
endorsement, 225
end-seat-hog, 190
enejau, 404
engine-driver, 115
engineer, v., 32, 92, 162
engineer, n., 97
English, 132, 334
engulf, 238
engulph, 238
enlisted-man, 114
ennihau, 398
enquire, 223, 237, 240
enquiry, 237
ensure, 241
ent, suf., 186
enter a claim, vp., 93
enteric, 116
enthuse, 92, 175, 185
entrust, 241
enuf, 246
envelop, n., 222; envelop, v., 222
eolian, 225
eon, 223
eosophagus, 223
epaulet, 222
epaulette, 222
Episcopalian, 131
epoc, 245
equipped, 241
er, suf., 186, 187
errata, 217
error, 129, 227
eruptiveness, 42
ese, 203
esophagus, 223, 247, 233
espechi, 404
Esq., 141
estate-agent, 125
esteque, 404
esthetic, 223, 245
estival, 223
et, 263, 273, 277
eternal, 153, 228
ether, 237
etiology, 223
ette, suf., 187
étude, 320, 215
eu, p., 330
euchre, n., 414; euchre, v., 160
European plan, 134
evensong, 170
eventuate, 59
everything, 318
evincive, 61
example, 111
excede, 245
excess, 209
exchange, n., 144
excursionist, 114, 162
excurt, 92
excuse me, 319
executive-session, 98
ex-ex-seventh, 120
exfluncticate, 96
expect, 39, 81
exposé, n., 200, 250, 251
express, v., 97
express-car, 97
expressman, 97
express-office, 97
ex-seventh, 120
exterior, 227, 228
extraordinary, 208, 210
eye-opener, 100
face-cloth, 116
face the music, vp., 60
factor, 114
fad, 184
fade away, vp., 384
fagot, 222
faggot, 222, 240
fait, 410
faith-healing, 163
fake, 384
faker, 406
fall, n., 10, 15, 41, 67, 159; fall, v., 273, 283
fall down, v., 175
fallen, 273, 283
fallen woman, 150
fall for it, vp., 366
fallopian, 233
falloppian, 233
falls, 182
falò, 411
fan, n., 128
fancy, 214
fanlight, 116
fan-tan, 108
fantom, 246
far, 111
farina, 218
farmerette, 187
fast, 110
fast-freight, 97
father, 70, 111, 214
Father of Waters, 100
faucet, 116
favor, 221, 233
favorite-son, 98
favour, 221, 227
favourable, 225
favourite, 225, 227
favorite-son, 98
fayaman, 404
feather, 230, 232
feature, v., 15, 163, 175
featurette, 187
feaze, 92
fed, 273, 277
feed, v., 273
feel, n., 273
feel, v., 281
feel good, vp., 136
feeled, 281
fell, 57
fell, v., 273, 283
fella, 318, 407
fellow, 133, 411
fellowship, v., 36, 39, 68
felt, n., 273
felt, v., 281
female, 149, 150
fen, 57
fence, 234
fences, 98
fens, 412
ferns, 114
fertile, 218
fervor, 221
fervour, 221, 227
fest, suf., 198
fetch, 273
fetched, 273
fête, 200
fether, 232
fiancée, 249, 251
fiat, 196
fiber, 246, 222
fibre, 222
fiddled, 100
fiend, suf., 194
fight, v., 273
figure, 219
filibuster, 98
filing-cabinet, 114
fill, v., 134
fillet, 116, 118
fill the bill, vp., 93
fillum, 318
filthy, 307
finale, 88
find, v., 273
fine, v., 273, 317
finger, 100
finish up, vp., 193
fire, v., 97
fire-brigade, 114, 121
fire-bug, 95
fire-department, 114, 121
fire-eater, 10, 95, 365
fire-laddy, 122
fireman, 404
fire-water, 16, 52
first-floor, 117
first-form, 120
first-standard, 120
first-storey, 117
first-year-man, 121
fish-dealer, 114
fishmonger, 114
fish-plate, 97
fisic, 246
fit, v., 273
fitten, 273

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