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The list excludes a number of authors or works cited only once or twice; for these, specific bibliographical information is provided in the relevant headnote.

ADD

American Dialect Dictionary, ed Harold Wentworth (New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1944).

BARNES

A Glossary of the Dorset Dialect, comp William Barnes (Dorchester: M.& E. Case, 1886)

BERREY

The American Thesaurus of Slang, comp Lester V. Berrey and Melvin Vanden Bark (New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1943)

BOSWORTH-TOLLER

An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, eds Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (London: Oxford University Press, 1898; rpt 1972).

BOWEN

Sea Slang, ed Frank C. Bowen (London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., [1929]

BRYANT

Ralph Clement Bryant, Logging: The Principles and General Methods of Operation in the United States, 2nd ed (New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1923)

Cent

The Century Dictionary, editor-in-chief, William Dwight Whitney, 12 vols. (New York: The Century Co., 1891; rpt 1906)

DA

A Dictionary of Americanisms on Historical Principles, ed Mitford M. Mathews (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1951)

DAE

A Dictionary of American English on Historical Principles, eds William A. Craigie and James R. Hulbert, 4 vols. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1938-1944)

DAS

Dictionary of American Slang, 2nd supplemented ed, eds Harold Wentworth and Stuart Berg Flexner (New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company,1975)

DC

A Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles, editor-in-chief, Walter S. Avis (Toronto: W.J. Gage Limited, 1967)

DE LA MORANDIÈRE

Ch. De la Morandière, Histoire de la pêche française de la morue dans l'Amérique septentrionale (de la révolution à nos jours), Tome iii, 'Dictionnaire terreveuvier' (Paris: G.-P Maisonneuve et Larose, 1966)

Dict Aust Colloq

A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms, ed G.A. Wilkes (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978)

DINNEEN

Foclóir Gaedhilge agus béarla; An Irish-English Dictionary, ed Patrick S Dinneen (Dublin: Educational Company of Ireland, 1927; rpt 1965)

DJE

Dictionary of Jamaican English, eds F. G. Cassidy and R. B. Le Page (Cambridge: The University Press, 1967; 2nd ed, 1979)

EDD

The English Dialect Dictionary, ed Joseph Wright, 6 vols. (Oxford University Press, 1898-1905; rpt 1961)

EDD Sup

'Supplement' in vol. vi of The English Dialect Dictionary (Oxford University Press, 1905)

EDG

The English Dialect Grammar, Joseph Wright (Oxford University Press, 1905; rpt 1961)

ELMER

Willy Elmer,Terminology of Fishing; A Survey of English and Welsh Inshore-Fishing Things and Words (Bern: Francke Verlag, 1973)

Fisheries of U S

The Fisheries and Fishery Industries of the United States, comp George Brown Goode, Sec. V, vol. i (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1887)

Glossaire

Glossaire du parler français au Canada (Québec: L'Action Sociale, 1930)

Gray's Botany

Merritt Lyndon Fernald, Gray's Manual of Botany, 8th ed (New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company,1950;1970)

GROSE

Francis Grose, A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (London: S. Hooper, 1785; rpt 1968)

HARRAP

Harrap's New Standard French and English Dictionary, 2 parts, 3 vols. (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1972)

JOYCE

P.W. Joyce, English as We Speak it in Ireland (London: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1910)

Labrador Inuit

Rose Jeddore, ed Labrador Inuit: Uqausingit (Nain: The Labrador Inuit Committee on Literacy, 1976)

LEIM & SCOTT

A. H. Leim and W.B. Scott, Fishes of the Atlantic Coast of Canada (Ottwa: Fisheries Research Board of Canada, Bulletin No. 155, 1966)

LEMOINE

Geo. Lemoine, Dictionnaire français montagnais avec un vocabulaire montagnais-anglais (Boston: W.B. Cabot and P. Cabot, 1901)

LEWIS & SHORT

A Latin Dictionary, eds Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (Oxford: At the Clarendon Press,1879; rpt 1955)

Ling Atlas Scot

The Linguistic Atlas of Scotland, Scots Section, 2 vols., eds J.Y. Mather and H.H. Speitel (London: Croom Heim, 1975; 1977)

LUBBOCK

Basil Lubbock, The Arctic Whalers (Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., 1937; rpt 1968)

MASSIGNON

Geneviève Massignon, Les parlers français d'Acadie; enquête linguistique, 2 vols. (Paris: C. Klincksieck [1962])

MED

Middle English Dictionary, eds Hans Kurath, Sherman M.Kuhn, John Reidy and others, A-O (Ann Arbor:University of Michigan Press, 1956-1980)

NID

Webster's Third New International Dictionary, editor-in-chief, Philip Babcock Gove (Springfield: G. & C. Merriam Company, 1961)

OED

The Oxford English Dictionary, ed James A.H. Murray and others,12 vols. (Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1884-1928; corrected reissue, 1933)

O Sup1

The Oxford English Dictionary; Supplement and Bibliography (Oxford: At the Clarendon Press,1933)

O Sup2

A Supplement to the Oxford English Dictionary, ed R.W. Burchfield, 2 vols., A-N (Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1972; 1976)

PARTRIDGE

A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, 4th ed, revised, ed Eric Partridge (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd, 1951; rpt 1956)

PEACOCK

English-Eskimo Dictionary, ed F.W. Peacock (St John's: Memorial University, [1974])

PHILLIPPS

K.C. Phillipps, Westcountry Words & Ways (Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1976)

PIERCE

Wesley George Pierce, Goin' Fishin' The Story of the Deep-Sea Fishermen of New England (Salem: Marine Research Society, 1934)

SED

Survey of English Dialects; The Basic Material, 4 vols. in 12 parts, ed Harold Orton and others (Leeds: E.J. Arnold & Son Limited, 1962-71)

Shetland Truck System

Second Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire into the Truck System (Shetland) (Edinburgh: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1872; rpt 1978)

SMYTH

The Sailor's Word-Book: An Alphabetical Digest of Nautical Terms, ed W.H. Smyth (London: Blackie and Son, 1867)

SND

The Scottish National Dictionary, eds William Grant and David Murison, 10 vols. (Edinburgh: The Scottish National Dictionary Association Ltd, [1931]-1976)

Trésor de la langue française

Trésor de la langue française; Dictionnaire de la langue du XIX et du XX siècle (1789-1960), [directed by] Paul Imbs (Paris: Editions du centre national de la recherche scientifique, 1971-)

WILCOCKS

J.C. Wilcocks, The Sea-fisherman, 2nd ed (London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1868)