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  • n. Alternative form of encyclopaediae;Plural form of encyclopaedia.

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Examples

  • Most of these little letter groupings pop up in academia like prairie dogs across the plains, in journals, dissertations and encyclopedias (or "encyclopaedias" - more on that later).

    The Daily Princetonian, 2009-06-03

  • German literature between 1640 and 1740 only indicates a knowledge on the part of German readers either of Dryden's criticisms or of the accounts of him printed in English encyclopaedias.

    A Life of William Shakespeare with portraits and facsimiles

  • Workers at one charity shop in Swansea, in south Wales, described how the most vulnerable shoppers were seeking out thick books such as encyclopaedias for a few pence because they were cheaper than coal.

    Global Warming Digest: The U.K.’s Big Freeze | RedState

  • I suggest putting a period after "encyclopaedias" and a capital "i" on "in", and putting the final period after "please" inside the parentheses, although if that makes it sound less funny I think you can leave it as it is.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • I doubt whether there exists a single great work of literature which we would not possess had the author been unable to obtain an exclusive copyright for it; it seems to me that the case for copyright must rest almost entirely on the circumstance that such exceedingly useful works as encyclopaedias, dictionaries, textbooks and other works of reference could not be produced if, once they existed, they could freely be reproduced.

    Glaeser on Coercion and Contracts, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Together we wrote more than 60 reference books and encyclopaedias, which have been published in more than 80 countries.

    Guilty Pleasures

  • I worked on encyclopaedias, history books, game books and even a children's Bible.

    Jonathan Stroud, author of the Bartimaeus Trilogy, discusses his life and his books

  • The bookshelves held not only his old textbooks but also the newer paediatric encyclopaedias to which he had contributed articles on scarlatina — the subject of a postgraduate fellowship, as Klara had reminded him.

    For Services Rendered

  • Perhaps they read the book at school, or saw the film with Gary Cooper; perhaps they just read the synopsis on Wikipedia, or in those encyclopaedias you had when you were a kid.

    365 tomorrows » 2009 » September : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

  • Altogether more resonant was The Lost Chord, devised by Tim Hopkins, in which the audience was seated around a Victorian dining table while songs from the period? notably iconic pieces by Sullivan and Balfe? were sung, interspersed with readings from Bulwer-Lytton, Tennyson andvarious 19th-century encyclopaedias.

    Tête à Tête festival

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