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A Supplement to the Oxford English dictionary

Author: R W Burchfield; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press, 1972-<1986>
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These volumes replace the 1933 Supplement to the OED. The vocabulary treated is that which came into use during the publication of the successive sections of the main Dictionary -- that is, between 1884, when the first fascicle of the letter A was published, and 1928, when the final section of the Dictionary appeared -- together with accessions to the English language in Britain and abroad from 1928 to the present  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionary
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Supplement to the Oxford English dictionary.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press, 1972-<1982>
(OCoLC)767784514
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R W Burchfield; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
ISBN: 0198611153 9780198611158 0198611234 9780198611233 0198611242 9780198611240 0198611366 9780198611363 0193611366
OCLC Number: 8388770
Description: volumes <1-4> ; 32 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-G --
v. 2. H-N --
v. 3. O-Scz --
v. 4. Se-Z.
Other Titles: Oxford English dictionary
Responsibility: edited by R.W. Burchfield.

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These volumes replace the 1933 Supplement to the OED. The vocabulary treated is that which came into use during the publication of the successive sections of the main Dictionary -- that is, between 1884, when the first fascicle of the letter A was published, and 1928, when the final section of the Dictionary appeared -- together with accessions to the English language in Britain and abroad from 1928 to the present day. Nearly all the material in the 1933 Supplement has been retained here, though in revised form (Preface).

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