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Noun1.Oxford English Dictionary - an unabridged dictionary constructed on historical principles
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Prime examples are the 14-letter SCINTILLESCENT (listed in both The Oxford English Dictionary and Webster's Second Edition) and the 14-letter TAENIODONTIDAE (from Webster's Second Edition).
Procured the service of ensuring electronic information resources Oxford English Dictionary in the form of on-line access to servers licensor to sponsor the period 1.
Last year words like "selfie" and "s***storm" were among the words that were added to Oxford English Dictionary.
PHEASANT AND PARTRIDGE SHOOTING SEASONS END 1884: The first volume of the Oxford English Dictionary, A-Ant, was published.
That same year another important literary work emerged, a twelve-volume (plus one volume Supplement) edition of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), that concentrated more particularly on word meanings.
Summary: The heart sign has entered the Oxford English Dictionary as the first graphical symbol to signify a word.
Associated Press reported that the full 20-volume Oxford English dictionary (OED) "may only be available online" in future given waning interest in printed editions of the most authoritative dictionary.
The Oxford English Dictionary, that apotheosis of the lexicographer's art, is bowing to the times and eyeing an all-digital future.
London, (SANA) -- After more than two decades in production, the latest edition of the Oxford English Dictionary may never make it to print, its publisher has said.
I could not find the word "Mallu" or "Malu" in the Oxford English Dictionary meaning "Monkey".
Researchers at Glasgow University spent hundreds of thousands of hours on the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary.
Committee chairman John McFall quoted the Oxford English Dictionary - it defines a bank as "an organisation offering financial services especially the safe keeping of customers' money until required and keeping loans at interest".

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