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Ryan, J. S. 1988. The Australian use of the common noun 'dover'. 3 pp.
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The use in Australia of the noun 'dover' (clasp knife) is discussed. The extended and metaphorical uses of the noun are not found in Australian dictionaries of 1981 and 1988. (Copyright 1992, Sociological Abstracts, Inc., all rights reserved.) (J. Mayberry in LLBA 1992, vol. 26, n. 4)