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Oxford English Dictionary


Title: Oxford English Dictionary

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Producer: Oxford University Press

Category: English; Multi-Disciplinary; Other Reference Sources

Coverage: 2nd Edition, 1989 (20 volume) and three-volume Additions Series and draft material representing additions for the unpublished Third Edition.

Update: Continuous

Content: The Oxford English Dictionary is the largest dictionary of English available. It contains 290,500 entries and about two and a half million quotations, arranged chronologically. The OED includes words in current usage as well as old words. In addition to comprehensive definitions, the OED describes the history of each word in detail.

Notes: Sims Memorial Library also owns the following corresponding print editions:

TITLE: The Oxford English Dictionary
LOCATION: 4TH FLOOR BOOK STACKS
CALL NUMBER: PE 1625 .O87 1933
LIBRARY HAS: v.1 - v.13


TITLE: The Oxford English Dictionary (2nd edition)
LOCATION: REFERENCE ROOM
CALL NUMBER: PE 1625 .O87 1989
LIBRARY HAS: v.1 - v.20




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