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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:   Book : 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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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
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J A Simpson; E S C Weiner; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0198611862 9780198611868
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: 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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