The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary

The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary : One-Volume Edition

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The historical perspective of the "Oxford English Dictionary" is now available in a single volume. One-sixth the length of the original, this shorter version treats two-thirds of its vocabulary. The principal features of the parent work are retained. Meanings are set out in their sequence of development, and are illustrated by quotations from a wide variety of literary and other sources. Full etymologies are given.
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  • Hardback | 2720 pages
  • 200 x 275mm
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 019861294X
  • 9780198612940