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Oxford English Dictionary (OED)

Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary contains 600,000 words, 3 million quotations, timelines and taxonomies.  

It has been 'the last word on words' for over a century.

From any Calderdale library, follow: Oxford English Dictionary|External link

From home, visit Oxford English Dictionary: Library card sign in|External link and enter the word calderdale followed by your Calderdale library card number (without the R at the beginning), in the 'Library Card Number' box and select 'Sign In'.

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