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Oxford Dictionary of Nicknames

by Andrew Delahunty

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Oxford Paperback Reference

The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL7401533M
ISBN 100198609485
ISBN 109780198609483

The Oxford "-er", or often "-ers", is a colloquial and sometimes facetious suffix prevalent at Oxford University from about , which is thought to have been borrowed from the slang of Rugby term was defined by the lexicographer Eric Partridge in his Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (several editions –61).   On this page will find the solution to Nickname for an Oxford university crossword clue. Simply click on the clue posted on New York Times Crossword on August 13 and we will present you with the correct answer. If there is a chance we have missed the answer you are looking for, feel free to contact us and we will get back to you with the answer as soon as possible Crosswords are a great.

Literature on Oxford Reference is continually expanding, created under the authorship or editorship of recognised experts. See below for the current title list. For information about Literature, including interviews with featured authors, sample content, and more, please visit the Literature subject page. Containing entries for more t English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, Cornish, and immigrant surnames, The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland is the ultimate reference work on family names of the UK. The Dictionary includes every surname that currently has more than bearers. Each entry contains lists of variant spellings of the name, an explanation of its origins.

In her new book analyzing the problem Elizabeth Appleton argues convincingly that Pasquill was a pseudonym adopted by the Earl of Oxford (details and links forthcoming). Ephues The name of the aristocratic ideal pictured in three famous novels by John Lyly, Oxford’s secretary, written The Chrysalis (Approved) Download PDF The specification in this catalogue, including without limitation price, format, extent, number of illustrations, and month of publication, was as accurate as possible at the time the catalogue was compiled.


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The Dictionary of Nicknames (Routledge and Kegan Paul, ), a thinner book, has some unique features, including a large number of nicknames ending as "the Great" and also "the Good." The Dictionary of Historic Nicknames: A Treasury of More Than 7, Famous and Infamous Nicknames from World History (Facts On File, ) has much longer Cited by: 7.

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Nicknames are listed in an accessible A-Z format, with appendices on football clubs, army regiments, and US states.

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Oxford Dictionary of Nicknames Delahunty: Part of the Oxford Paperback Reference series, this work identifies and explains the origins of a range of nicknames applied to historical figures, politicians, sports people, actors, and entertainers, as well as to many places, organizations, and events.

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Find out the Nickname for an Oxford university crossword clue. This question belongs to the New York Times Crossword August 13 Answers. We share the answers and solutions for the New Times Crossword. New York Times is one of the oldest crossword created and played worldwide by millions.

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