Resource name Oxford English dictionary online
Alternate resource name OED online
Description A guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words - past and present - from across the English-speaking world. As a historical dictionary, the OED is very different from those of current English, in which the focus is on present-day meanings.
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Topic-LCSH English language.
  Dictionaries English.
Genre Online Databases
  Electronic Books
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