DARE
Definition - (Aka Dictionary of American Regional English)

A dictionary of American dialect speech put together by Frederic Gomes Cassidy and many others. The first volume appeared in 1985. It listed thousands of geographically specific dialect words – e.g. tall flowering plants known in the South as Aaron's Rod. The final volume was published in 2012

Notes:
1. For an excellent article that relates the project's history, click here to read Native Tongues (Lampham's quarterly, March 2012)



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