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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Furnivall, Frederick James 1825-1910. British philologist who founded numerous literary societies and as a member of the Philological Society proposed the Oxford English Dictionary in 1857.

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  • n. English philologist who first proposed the Oxford English Dictionary (1825-1910)

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