Rave Review for New Oxford American Dictionary

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri Nov 4 22:24:21 UTC 2005

On Fri, 4 Nov 2005, Fred Shapiro wrote:

> The New Oxford American Dictionary presents, as a word's first edition,
> the meaning which is its "core sense": the typical, central use of the

I mistyped; that should be "a word's first definition."

Fred Shapiro

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