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September 2009: new words notes

This OED release includes a characteristically wide variety of entirely new entries, as well as many newly added senses, compounds, and phrases. In the last category, a number of evocative…

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March 2007 update: revision notes

The revised range of the OED published on 15 March 2007 runs from Prakrit to prim. It contains 2,693 entries (8,756 subsenses, including compounds, etc.). This brings the total number…

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