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shorter Oxford English dictionary, on historical principles

C. T. Onions

shorter Oxford English dictionary, on historical principles

by C. T. Onions

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


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StatementPrepared by William Little, H.W. Fowler and Jessie Coulson ; revised and edited by C. T. Onions. Vol II. Marl-Z.
ContributionsLittle, William., Fowler, H. W., Coulson, Jessie.
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The shorter Oxford English dictionary on historical principles. Oxford: The Clarendon Press. MLA Citation. Little, William. and Coulson, Jessie Senior. and Fowler, H. W. and Onions, C. T. The shorter Oxford English dictionary on historical principles / prepared by William Little, H. W. Fowler [and] J. Coulson; revised and edited by C. T. The New shorter Oxford English dictionary on historical principles book. 5. 1 entry. Description: This is a scaled-down version of the Oxford English Dictionary and it consists of two volumes. Date Feedback provided by Comments Rating; Nikki Graham: As I don't have room for all the odd volumes of the Oxford English.

The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, Volume 1, , William Little, H. W. Fowler, Charles Talbut Onions, X, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, originally started in and completed in , is an abridgement of the full work that retains the historical focus, but does not include any words which were obsolete before except those used by Shakespeare, Milton, Spenser, and the King James y: United Kingdom.

The Oxford English Dictionary is a living document that has been growing and changing for years. Far more than a convenient place to look up words and their origins, the Oxford English Dictionary is an irreplaceable part of English culture. It not only provides an important record of the evolution of our language, but also documents the. Rev. ed. of: The new shorter Oxford English dictionary on historical principles. Includes bibliographical references and index. Subjects: English language -- Dictionaries. Other authors/contributors: Stevenson, Angus: Also Titled: Oxford English dictionary. New shorter Oxford English dictionary on historical principles.


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