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Noun1.O.E.D. - an unabridged dictionary constructed on historical principles
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Language is always changing, and new vocabularies are always being generated," says Jonathan Dent of the O.
when OED1 was compiled~ and those used now for evaluation calls for a detailed analysis of the nature and reliability of the O.
Obviously, antedating OED evidence by a few years is not significant; Schafer believes, however, that 'a considerable percentage, at least one third, of the potential first citations in any corpus examined for the O.