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Oxford English Dictionary

Celebrating 90 years since the publication of its first edition.

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John S. Bailey Library honors the 90th anniversary since the publication of the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED).

The OED constitutes one of the world's most renowned historical dictionaries of the English language. If you want to learn more about the history of the dictionary, you may read the relevant Wikipedia entry  , refer to the topic page in Credo Reference or browse the OED website .