Query about an abbreviation

Susan Burt smburt at ILSTU.EDU
Thu Mar 22 22:39:52 UTC 2007

>> As would the 1910 example in the Dictionary of Americanisms, and the
>> two additional 1910's cites in HDAS.

This HDAS is cited fairly often by folks on this list, but I (for one)
do  not know what it stands for.  I can guess that it might be a
H--(?) (Harvard?) Dictionary of American Speech, but that's just a

Is anyone willing to give full bibliographic information for a relative
newbie to the list?



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