R.S. McGregor: Shorter Oxford English Dictionary

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Olumes of almost 2000 pages each is not what most would consider an example of brevity Compared to the full OED though it is very concise most notably missing are the recherch entries and the comprehensive etymologies and citations Here the latter are present for most but not all words and are condensed to scaleThis edition makes a very good dictionary for personal use for us mortals who cannot on grounds of space or finance justi. Lume Oxford English Dictionary and manages than one third of the coverage of the OED in on.

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