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About Oxford English Dictionary

Subject 'The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.' (from the About page on the site)
Sources See description above.
Help Documents Extensive Help pages available within database. See also What is the OED Online? for an online tour.
Print Counterpart Oxford English Dictionary
Provider Oxford University Press
Access On the web, limited to current WU students, faculty, and staff. Access to restricted resources from outside the WU campuses.
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