The Oxford English dictionary, Volume 19

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Clarendon Press, 1989 - Reference
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Presents in alphabetical series the words that have formed the English vocabulary from the time of the earliest records down to the present day, with all the relevant facts concerning their form, sense-history, pronunciation, and etymology. It embraces not only the standard language of literature and conversation, whether current at the moment, or obsolete, or archaic, but also the main technical vocabulary, and a large measure of dialectical usage and slang.

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This was not as riveting a read as one might suspect and the ending was too predictable. Read full review

Review: The Oxford English Dictionary: 20 Volume Set and CD-ROM [With CDROM]

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Contents

azure heaven the unenduring clouds 1855 Milman
11
pnene a 1225 Ancr R 3 1 z Ure blod ajean his blode
18
and vnenforcedly spring out of this place
25
himself consuming away in a disconsolate and uninjoyd
31
uneventful a un1 7
69
onditu
74
unevidence and uncertainty so full of precarious
75
dishonourd corse Must sleep with brutes in marie
81
their stings that henceforward they mav be all dartless
322
bodies representative of the four provinces recorded
330
offensive
409
above a lowly and unenviable pitch in this life 1797 Mrs
417
tis unexceptionable blood being untainted by
463
and that little unexpensively 1825 Carlyle Schiller 1845
523
t unexperience sb Obs un1 12 and 5 b
531
discernible to an unexperienced eye 1822 Chisholm
540

Miss Mitford in L Estrange Life 1870 III viii 120
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Parliament stand yet free and unengaged to any part
111
Our ancestors were rare architects Their painted glass
114
condition By which all
131
opinion unprejudiced
145
japer so pis fendly marchaundy is vneuident to pc fcipful
146
Which any of thy creatures doe to other Oppressing them
154
the unenumerable charms
167
unenlarged
171
powring the Atmospherical or unexpanded Ayr falls down
179
More pride and vanity than I could have thought had lain
187
A M tr Guillemeaus Fr Chirurg 501
188
The unenumerated equally with
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un equalness un1 12 cf unequal a
213
unexcavated spaces have been observed traced in outline
240
think Gods song unexcelling The poor tales of our
246
Wood and timber imports Unenumerated
251
might furnish him with Unexceptable Opportunities for
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unequivalve of a hard consistency 1822 J Parkinson Outl
311
une quivocal a un1 7 and 5 b
588
was the vertu sett above And vice was put under fote
597
the most part be vnexperienced in hurts that come by shot
604
with envious feelings
608
Prelate unenviedly posaest of one of the most eminent
615
cxtreamely shaking his head at the fellows
623
which
644
never sullied by prejudice 1848 Mill Pol Econ 11 xv J 1
651
the Palm unenvying 1820 Shelley Prometh Unb 11 ii 97
668
received from Constantinople were imperative
695
auncienta who haue left nothing vnsearched
706
in character or government
750
vnexperte in suche spiritual s wet nesse 1551 Robinson
751
declaration
767
unpraised Unepitaphed 1858 M Arnold Metope
779
the planet moves unequably in its orbit a 1849 Poe Eureka
881
comparison with each other
918
Culpepper etc Riverius viii ii t8t After
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