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The Oxford English Dictionary.

Author: J A Simpson; E S C Weiner; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : 2nd ed.View all editions and formats
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Provides definitions of approximately 290,500 English words, arranged alphabetically in twenty volumes, with cross-references, etymologies, and pronunciation keys, and includes a bibliography.
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Genre/Form: Dictionary
Reference sources
Reference works
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford English dictionary.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989
(OCoLC)50959346
Online version:
Oxford English dictionary.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989
(OCoLC)755053646
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J A Simpson; E S C Weiner; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0198611862 9780198611868 0198612133 9780198612131 0198612141 9780198612148 019861215X 9780198612155 0198612168 9780198612162 0198612176 9780198612179 0198612184 9780198612186 0198612192 9780198612193 0198612206 9780198612209 0198612214 9780198612216 0198612222 9780198612223 0198612230 9780198612230 0198612249 9780198612247 0198612257 9780198612254 0198612265 9780198612261 0198612273 9780198612278 0198612281 9780198612285 019861229X 9780198612292 0198612303 9780198612308 0198612311 9780198612315 019861232X 9780198612322
OCLC Number: 17648714
Description: 20 volumes ; 32 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-Bazouki --
v. 2. B.B.C.-Chalypsography --
v. 3. Cham-Creeky --
v. 4. Creel-Duzepere --
v. 5. Dvandva-Follis --
v. 6. Follow-Haswed --
v. 7. Hat-Intervacuum --
v. 8. Interval-Looie --
v. 9. Look-Mouke --
v. 10. Moul-Ovum --
v. 11. Ow-Poisant --
v. 12. Poise-Quelt --
v. 13. Quemadero-Roaver --
v. 14. Rob-Sequyle --
v. 15. Ser-Soosy --
v. 16. Soot-Styx --
v. 17. Su-Thrivingly --
v. 18. Thro-Unelucidated --
v. 19. Unemancipated-Wau-wau --
v. 20. Wave-Zyxt. Bibliography.
Other Titles: English Dictionary
OED

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An accepted authority on the evolution of the English language. This work traces the usage of words through 2.4 million quotations from a range of international English language sources. Accompanying  Read more...
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The greatest work in dictionary making ever undertaken.- The New York Times It is a remarkable work of scholarship, and must rank high among the wonders of the world of learning.- The Times Read more...

 
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