The Oxford English dictionary.

Other titles
  • Oxford English dictionary. Additions series
Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • Oxford New York : Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press 1989
Physical description
20 volumes ; 32 cm
ISBN
  • 0198611862
  • 9780198611868
  • 0198612133
  • 9780198612131
  • 0198612141
  • 9780198612148
  • 019861215X
  • 9780198612155
  • 0198612168
  • 9780198612162
  • 0198612176
  • 9780198612179
  • 0198612184
  • 9780198612186
  • 0198612192
  • 9780198612193
  • 0198612206
  • 9780198612209
  • 0198612214
  • 9780198612216
  • 0198612222
  • 9780198612223
  • 0198612230
  • 9780198612230
  • 0198612249
  • 9780198612247
  • 0198612257
  • 9780198612254
  • 0198612265
  • 9780198612261
  • 0198612273
  • 9780198612278
  • 0198612281
  • 9780198612285
  • 019861229X
  • 9780198612292
  • 0198612303
  • 9780198612308
  • 0198612311
  • 9780198612315
  • 019861232X
  • 9780198612322
Notes
  • Previous ed. published in 12v. with a 4v. supplement. 1933-1986.
  • Includes bibliography in v. 20.
  • Kept up to date by supplements with title: Additions series.
  • Other format: Also available online.
  • Amalgamates text of the first edition published in 12 volumes in 1933, the Supplement, published in four volumes between 1972 and 1986 and reset with corrections, revisions and additional vocabulary.
  • Source of acquisition: Blackwell BT91 175882 25.5.89 £1350 rr.
  • The first edition was published in 12 volumes edited by James A.H. Murray ... [et al.], with a 4-volume supplement edited by R.W. Burchfield
Contents
  • V. 1. A-Bazouki -- v. 2. B.B.C.-Chalypsography -- v. 3. Cham-Creeky -- v. 4. Creel-Duzepere -- v. 5. Dvandva-Follis -- v. 6. Follow-Haswed -- v. 7. Hat-Intervacuum -- v. 8. Interval-Looie -- v. 9. Look-Mouke -- v. 10. Moul-Ovum -- v. 11. Ow-Poisant -- v. 12. Poise-Quelt -- v. 13. Quemadero-Roaver -- v. 14. Rob-Sequyle -- v. 15. Ser-Soosy -- v. 16. Soot-Styx -- v. 17. Su-Thrivingly -- v. 18. Thro-Unelucidated -- v. 19. Unemancipated-Wau-wau -- v. 20. Wave-Zyxt. Bibliography.
Related item
  • Online version:: Oxford English dictionary. 2nd ed. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989
  • Online version:: Oxford English dictionary. 2nd ed. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0604/88005330-d.html
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0726/88005330-b.html
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Dictionaries - English.
  • Dictionaries.
  • Dictionary
  • Dictionary.
  • Reference sources.
  • Reference works.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Provides definitions of approximately 290,500 English words, arranged alphabetically in twenty volumes, with cross-references, etymologies, and pronunciation keys, and includes a bibliography.

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