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The Random House dictionary

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Presented to the Libraries of Western Washington University in 2000 in memory of Dr. Thomas C. R. Horn from his personal collection.

    Other titlesT. C. R. Horn Collection.
    StatementJess Stein, editor in chief ; P.Y. Su, executive editor.
    GenreDictionaries.
    ContributionsStein, Jess M., Su, P. Y.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1625 .R35 1980
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 1070 p. ;
    Number of Pages1070
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15481320M
    ISBN 100394512006
    OCLC/WorldCa6892881

    KnopfInc. Enough material was amassed under his direction so that editing could begin in publication, however, did not begin untiland before his death in he arranged that it should be carried on at the University of Edinburgh. You can also just search or browse the main word entries. Dictionaries dealing with special areas of vocabulary are so overwhelming in number that they can merely be alluded to here. Probably the most scholarly dictionary in the world is the Thesaurus Linguae Latinaeedited in Germany and Austria. The OED supplement of was itself supplemented in 4 volumes —

    Even if you normally use a simpler dictionary this is a great one to have on your hard drive and it fully installs to disk. Such abridgments date to the 18th century. It was long kept in print in reeditions but was superseded in by The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology, by Charles Talbut Onions, who had worked many decades on it until his death. Slang in the United States is so rich and varied that collectors have as yet only scratched the surface, but the work by Harold Wentworth and Stuart B. Henley in their Slang and Its Analogues, in seven volumes, —, with a revised first volume in

    Each area of lexical study, such as etymology, pronunciation, and usage, can have a dictionary of its own. It got under way in at the University of Michiganand The Random House dictionary book than three million quotation slips were amassed, but the work could not be continued in the decade of the Great Depressionand only in the mids was it revived. Dictionary entries can be updated on-screen as required, and most importantly, vital new vocabulary, from science to slang, can be added instantly, the moment it emerges in our language. KnopfInc. Our comments: One of the most, if not the most, easy to understand American English dictionaries for its size number of definitions. With the rise of the vernacular languages during the Renaissance, translating to and from Latin had great importance.


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