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At once my ears were drowned by a flow of what I took to be Spanish, but -- the driver's white teeth flashing at me, the road wildly veering beyond his glistening hair, beyond his gesticulating bottle -- it could have been the purest Oxford English I was half hearing ; ;
Once his eyesight recovered sufficiently, he was able to study English literature at Balliol College, Oxford.
The Oxford English Dictionary traces the earliest use ( as " Androides ") to Ephraim Chambers ' Cyclopaedia, in reference to an automaton that St. Albertus Magnus allegedly created.
F. Rahman, Avicenna's Psychology: An English Translation of Kitab al-Najat, Book II, Chapter VI with Historical-philosophical Notes and Textual Improvements on the Cairo Edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1952.
The Oxford English Dictionary defines the older broad meanings of the term " artist ":
The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary.
Although the phrase " Arabic numeral " is frequently capitalized, it is sometimes written in lower case: for instance, in its entry in the Oxford English dictionary.
" " toxophilite, n ." Oxford English Dictionary.
It is referred to colloquially as " the Queen's English ", " Oxford English " and " BBC English ", although by no means all who live in Oxford speak with such accent and the BBC does not require or use it exclusively.
* Ansible from the Oxford English Dictionary
* 1928 – The 125th and final fascicle of the Oxford English Dictionary is published.
The Oxford English Dictionary traces the origin of the word bridge to an Old English word brycg, of the same meaning, derived from the hypothetical Proto-Germanic root brugjō.
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.
The Oxford English Dictionary applies the term to English " as spoken or written in the British Isles ; esp the forms of English usual in Great Britain ", reserving " Hiberno-English " for the " English language as spoken and written in Ireland ".
According to Tom McArthur in the Oxford Guide to World English, " For many people.

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* The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium ( Oxford, 1991 ), 3 vols.
* The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium ( Oxford, 1991 ), 3 vols.
* Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium, Oxford University Press, 1991.
* The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium, Oxford University Press, 1991.
: Hart's Rules and the Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors call the British style " new " quoting.
* Page, Norman, ‘ Housman, Alfred Edward ( 1859 – 1936 )’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography ( Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004 )
* The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium ( Oxford University Press, 1991 ) ISBN 0-19-504652-8
Though some deplore the name, arguing that it makes the industry look like a poor cousin to Hollywood, it has its own entry in the Oxford English Dictionary.
The Oxford English Dictionary, finding examples going back to 1961, defines the adjective born-again as:

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The Oxford English Dictionary records the first use of the phrase " conspiracy theory " to a 1909 article in The American Historical Review .< ref >" conspiracy ", Oxford English Dictionary, Second edition, 1989 ; online version March 2012.
The convergence of documentary evidence of the type used by academics for authorial attribution — title pages, testimony by other contemporary poets and historians, and official records — sufficiently establishes Shakespeare's authorship for the overwhelming majority of Shakespeare scholars and literary historians, and no evidence links Oxford to Shakespeare's works.
Limited records suggest that the first known university production of Plautus in England was of Miles Gloriosus at Oxford in 1522-3.
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong ' o in his book Moving the Centre: The Struggle for Cultural Freedom records how the Oxford Readers for Africa with their heavily Anglo-centric worldview struck him as a child in Kenya.
The Oxford English dictionary first records this use in English in 1450.
The RSA members are still among the innovative contributors to the human knowledge, as shown by the Oxford English Dictionary which records the first use of the term " sustainability " in an environmental sense of the word in the RSA's Journal in 1980.
It was not until 1598 that the library began to thrive once more, when Thomas Bodley ( a former fellow of Merton College ) wrote to the Vice Chancellor of the University offering to support the development of the library: " where there hath bin hertofore a publike library in Oxford: which you know is apparent by the rome it self remayning, and by your statute records I will take the charge and cost upon me, to reduce it again to his former use.
According to Town Hall records, much of the area now included in the corporate limits of the Town of Hobson City was once within the City of Oxford, Alabama.
According to Town Hall records, much of the area now included in the corporate limits of the Town of Hobson City was once within the City of Oxford, Alabama.
" Unity's sister, Deborah, rebutted by stating that the entourage that returned with Unity consisted of herself and their mother and although she doesn't remember them being searched upon return, that Unity " could not walk, talked with difficulty and was a changed personality, like one who had had a stroke ", and that she has detailed records from Professor Cairns, neurosurgeon at the Nuffield Hospital in Oxford, on her condition, including X-rays showing the bullet.
The large portrait in the gallery is of Lord Lovelace, who held Oxford for William of Orange during the Revolution of 1688 ; the inscription records his role in freeing England ' from popery and slavery '.
The city records reveal that there were plans in the mid-19th Century to build a college of the University of Oxford on the very same site, which would have resulted in a university of a very different character.
" When Max Roach's first records with Charlie Parker were released by Savoy in 1945 ," jazz historian Burt Korall wrote in the Oxford Companion to Jazz, " drummers experienced awe and puzzlement and even fear.
The Oxford English Dictionary records the use of cracker bonbons and the pulling of crackers from the early 1840s .< ref >
" The inscription on a round brass plate beneath the tablet records that the cost was defrayed by the delegates of the Oxford University Press.
Anthony à Wood records in Athenae Oxoniensis that Kelly, “ being about 17 years of age, at which time he attained to a competency of Grammar learning at Worcester and elsewhere, was sent to Oxford, but to what house I cannot tell.
The Oxford English Dictionary records the word flapjack as being used as early as the beginning of the 17th century, referring to a flat tart or pan-cake.
There are few surviving records of Blackstone's undergraduate term at Oxford, but the curriculum of Pembroke College had been set out in 1624, and Prest notes that it was probably still followed in 1738, so Blackstone would have studied Greek, science, logic, rhetoric, philosophy, mathematics, geography and poetry.
Gibbons was born in and christened at Oxford – thus appearing in Oxford church records.
Oxford produced records in both the phonograph cylinder and disc record format and were sold through the Sears catalog in the United States of America.
The master recordings for Oxford records came from the obsoleted catalog of other labels, including Zon-O-Phone, Columbia, and Leeds & Catlin.
He records his intention of founding a hall at Oxford, and in connection with it a library in which his books were to form the nucleus.

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