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Oxford dictionary of English Christian names.

Elizabeth Gidley Withycombe

Oxford dictionary of English Christian names.

by Elizabeth Gidley Withycombe

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Personal -- English

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxlvii, 294 p. ;
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22277708M

    Christian rock in Christian, adj. and n.: “a type of rock music characterized by lyrics with a strong Christian message, particularly associated with Protestant evangelism and performed by ” Christian-wise in Christian, adj. and n.: “(a) in a Christian manner; (b) as regards Christians, in respect of Christians.”. Best Dictionaries of the English Language OK all you word nerds out there. Our list has arrived! The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names by. Eilert Ekwall (Editor) Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *.

    OXFORD PAPERBACK REFERENCE The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms Chris Baldick is Professor of English at Goldsmiths' College, University of London. He edited The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales (), and is the author of In Frankenstein's Shadow (), Criticism and Literary Theory to the Present (), and other works of. A Christian is thus simply an adherent of Christ. The name belongs, as Ramsay says, to the popular slang, as indeed sect and party names generally do. It is only after a considerable interval, and very often under protest, that such names are accepted as self-designations. 2. Of Pagan Origin.

    Oxford: Clarendon Press, Third edition, reprint, 8vo, pp. xlvii,, ; original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket; light shelf wear. a. gen. Males or females viewed as a group; = sex n.1 1. Also: the property or fact of belonging to one of these groups. Originally extended from the grammatical use at sense 1 (sometimes humorously), as also in Anglo-Norman and Old French. In the 20th cent., as sex came increasingly to mean sexual intercourse (see sex n.1 4b), gender began to.


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