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Database Help: Oxford English Dictionary

Oxford English Dictionary (OED) Help Page
600,000 words … 3.5 million quotations … over 1000 years of English ... The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.
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Oxford English Dictionary (OED) created a series of videos to help you get the most out of the OED. Choose from the selections given to learn more about how to use some of the OED’s features.
OED Guides
Welcome to the Help for OED Online. This user’s guide contains all you need to know about using the OED, including the Historical Thesaurus of the OED (HTOED).
An detailed guide to the tools available through the OED.
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