Offers definitions for English words and phrases, along with observations about the evolution of the dictionary since its first edition and tables that contain information for such topics as countries and chemical elements.ORIGIN C18: orig. as tiercAca#39;divided into three partsa#39;, Fr. past part. of tiercer. tiercel /a#39;tIas(a)I/ P n. variant spelling of .... ORIGIN C19: named after its inventor. tilde /a#39; tIIda/ P n. an accent (~) placed over Spanish 11 when pronounced ny (as inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Concise Oxford English Dictionary|
|Author||:||Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2011-08-18|