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According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the noun derives from a verb to kilt, originally meaning " to gird up ; to tuck up ( the skirts ) round the body ", which is apparently of Scandinavian origin.
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According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word baroque is derived from the Portuguese word " barroco ", Spanish " barroco ", or French " baroque ", all of which refer to a " rough or imperfect pearl ", though whether it entered those languages via Latin, Arabic, or some other source is uncertain.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the translation of the French term into " human creature " implies that the label " Christian " is a reminder of the humanity of the afflicted, in contrast to brute beasts.
According to David Leeming, writing in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology, the harrowing of hell is an example of the motif of the hero's descent to the underworld, which is common in many mythologies.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary Online, the first known recorded usage of the word diaspora in the English language was in 1876 referring " extensive diaspora work ( as it is termed ) of evangelizing among the National Protestant Churches on the continent ".
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the term ' frequentist ' was first used by M. G. Kendall in 1949, to contrast with Bayesians, whom he called " non-frequentists " ( he cites Harold Jeffreys ).
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, institutionalisation of the word became complete with its first appearance in a dictionary ( 1848 ) and first appearance in an encyclopedia ( 1868 ).
According to Oxford lexicographer Susie Dent, Moon, Entwistle, and Page were talking about forming a supergroup.
According to the novels, Lord Peter was educated at Eton College and Balliol College, Oxford, where he graduated with a first-class degree in history.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary ( 1933 ) the term " carol " was first used in England for this type of circle dance accompanied by singing in manuscripts dating to as early as 1300.
According to Anderson, Oxford definitely visited Venice, Padua, Milan, Genoa, Palermo, Florence, Siena and Naples, and probably passed through Messina, Mantua and Verona, all cities used as settings by Shakespeare.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the definition of the word privy in Privy Council is an obsolete one meaning " of or pertaining exclusively to a particular person or persons, one's own ;" hence the council is personal to the sovereign.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, psychotherapy first meant " hypnotherapy " instead of " psychotherapy ".
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the first figurative use of the term appeared in the 1902 edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica relating to an entry on the chemical analysis of glucose.
According to Oxford County Sheriff deputy Matt Baker, King was hit from behind and some witnesses said the driver was not speeding, reckless, or drinking.
According to the 2009 Syria Report of the Oxford Business Group, the oil sector accounted for 23 % of government revenues, 20 % of exports, and 22 % of GDP in 2008.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a state is " a an organized political community under one government ; a commonwealth ; a nation.
According to the Oxford English Corpus, a database of 21st Century texts that contains everything from academic journal articles to unedited writing and blog entries, contemporary writers opt for the nonstandard ' chords ' instead of ' cords ' 49 % of the time.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary the etymology is " uncertain and disputed ": " The word is perhaps related to the Sardinian place names Nurra, Nurri, Nurru, and to Sardinian nurra heap of stones, cavity in earth ( although these senses are difficult to reconcile ).
According to the Oxford English Dictionary ( second edition 1989 ), valerian is derived from a Latin adjectival form of the personal name Valerius.
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According to The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Asgard is derived from Old Norse āss, god + garðr, enclosure ; from Indo-European roots ansu-spirit, demon ( see cognate ahura ) + gher-grasp, enclose ( see cognates garden and yard ).< ref >; See also ansu-and gher -< sup > 1 </ sup > in " Appendix I: Indo-European Roots " in the same work .</ ref >
According to one anecdote ( from Al Capp Remembered, 1994 ), Capp and his brother Elliot ducked out of a dull party at Capp's home — leaving Walt Kelly alone to fend for himself entertaining a group of Argentine envoys who didn't speak English.
According to IUPAC, chemical elements are not proper nouns in English ; consequently, the full name of an element is not routinely capitalized in English, even if derived from a proper noun, as in californium and einsteinium.
According to Emile Benveniste ( 1954 ), the earliest written occurrence in English of civilisation in its modern sense may be found in Adam Ferguson's An Essay on the History of Civil Society ( Edinburgh, 1767 – p. 2 ): " Not only the individual advances from infancy to manhood, but the species itself from rudeness to civilisation.
According to Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English People, the term is interchangeable with the Gewisse, meaning the descendants of Gewis.
According to Edward Barlow, a captain employed by the English East India Company, Kidd attacked a Mughal convoy here under escort by Barlow's East Indiaman, and was repelled.
According to Partridge ( 1972: 12 ), it dates from around 1840 and arose in the East End of London, however John Camden Hotten in his 1859 Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant and Vulgar Words states that ( English ) rhyming slang originated " about twelve or fifteen years ago " ( i. e. in the 1840s ) with ' chaunters ' and ' patterers ' in the Seven Dials area of London.
According to some researchers, despite the significant differences between the writing systems, Italian, German and English populations suffer similarly from dyslexia.
According to William Lutz: “ Only by teaching respect and love for the language can teachers of English instill in students the sense of outrage they should experience when they encounter doublespeak.
According to the World English Bible translation, Titus 1: 12-13 reads ( in part ) " One of them, a prophet of their own, said, ' Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, and idle gluttons.
According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the term has two distinct definitions in modern English.
According to some, due to a misunderstanding arising from differences in pronunciation between French and English, the commonly used brass embouchure in Europe was interpreted incorrectly.
According to Ministry of Education guidelines, and the opinions of educators, the use of Japanese furigana should be avoided in English teaching due to the differences in pronunciation between English and Japanese.
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According to The Canadian Dictionary of ASL there are five broad regions of ASL variation in Canada, the Pacific, Prairie, Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic regions.
According to the Dictionary of American Hymnology, " Amazing Grace " is John Newton's spiritual autobiography in verse.
According to the editors of the 1897 Easton's Bible Dictionary, some scholars believe the name " Malachi " is not a proper noun but rather an abbreviation of " messenger of YHWH ".
" According to Easton's Bible Dictionary, " Paul's authorship was undisputed in antiquity and was probably written about the same time as the First Epistle to Timothy, with which it has many affinities.
According to the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, the Indo-European root is * ser meaning " to protect ".
According to the authoritative Dictionary of Islam jihad is defined as: " A religious war with those who are unbelievers in the mission of Muhammad ... enjoined especially for the purpose of advancing Islam and repelling evil from Muslims.
According to Merriam-Webster and the Online Etymology Dictionary, the word " molecule " derives from the Latin " moles " or small unit of mass.
According to the 1897 Easton's Bible Dictionary, it is possible that Malachi is not a proper name, but simply means " messenger of YHWH ".
According to Karel Werner's Popular Dictionary of Hinduism, " ost Hindu places of pilgrimage are associated with legendary events from the lives of various gods ....