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A New English Dictionary On Historical Principles Vol 10

Author : James A. H. Murray
ISBN : 1397214503
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Excerpt from A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles, Vol. 10: Founded Mainly on the Materials Collected by the Philological Society; Part I., Ti-U, Ti-Tz L The raised head-dress or high peaked cap worn by the Persians and some other eastern peoples, varying in shape according to the rank of the wearer a kind of turban. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

A New English Dictionary On Historical Principles

Author : James a H Murray
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Shorter Oxford English Dictionary

Author : William R. Trumble
ISBN : 0198608691
Genre : English language
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The Fifth Edition of the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary is a complete update of the most authoritative reference work for current and historical English, and is based on the 20 volume Oxford English Dictionary. This special combination book and CD-ROM set allows you to obtain the maximum benefits from the text. The Fifth Edition provides more than half a million definitions, and incorporates over 3,000 new words and meanings, together with many new illustrative quotations from modern authors (for example, J.K. Rowling, Helen Fielding, John Grisham, and Yann Martel). In total there are over 83,000 illustrative quotations from 7,000 authors. There is extensive coverage of scientific and technical English as well as English from around the world. The Dictionary is written on historical principles: entries show the historical development of words by listing meanings chronologically and giving datings for the first use of each sense. All major words used in English after 1700, as well as vocabulary from Shakespeare, Milton, Spenser, and the King James Bible, are included; many rare and obsolete words are also defined. In addition, the CD-ROM offers a new, modern and accessible entry
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The Oxford English Dictionary

Author : Sir James Augustus Henry Murray
ISBN : UOM:49015002910926
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Shorter Oxford English Dictionary On Historical Principles

Author : Angus Stevenson
ISBN : 019923325X
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Encompassing all words current in general English from 1700 to the present day, this dictionary provides more than 600,000 definitions and more than 85,000 quotations from seven thousand authors.
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The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary On Historical Principles

Author : Lesley Brown
ISBN : PSU:000022346049
Genre : English language
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The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary is the most significant dictionary of the decade. Freshly abridged from the acclaimed Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, it represents the ultimate authority on contemporary and historical English, next to the OED itself.Incorporating a wealth of newly researched material, it includes all the key features of the OED in just two volumes, making it the top-of-the-range Oxford dictionary for eveyday use. Both current and historical English are covered in its 220,000 entries, including such neologisms as dweeb,sellathon, masculist, and winterim. Its 500,000 definitions are illustrated with 87,000 quotations from 10,000 authors, each showing precisely how a word has been used over the centuries. New `contributors' range from Stephen King to Keri Hulme, Doris Lessing to Seamus Heaney.Each entry provides a wealth of information, including history and meaning, pronunciation, entymology, definitions, varient spellings, irregular inflections, quotations, idiomatic phrases and combinations, and a precise record of a word's use. No other general dictionary can provide access to sucha comprehensive account of the English language.* All the key features of the OED in just two volumes* Covers English from 1700 to today* 220,000 entries and over 500,000 definitions* 87,000 illustrative quotations from 10,000 authors* Four million words of text* Thousands of rare words, as well as the very latest vocabulary* Up-to-date pronunciation systems* Generous coverage of English around the world
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