Furnivall


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 (fûr′nə-vəl), Frederick James 1825-1910.
British philologist who founded numerous literary societies and as a member of the Philological Society proposed (1857) the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary, for which he later served as chief editor (1861-1870).

Furnivall

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(Biography) Frederick James. 1825–1910, English philologist: founder of the Early English Text Society and one of the founders of the Oxford English Dictionary
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Knollys (London: Parker, Furnivall, and Parker, 1852), 7-8.