Murray, Sir James Augustus Henry

   LL.D., D.C.L., etc.
(b. 1837)
   Philologist. Ed. of New English Dictionary, Dialect of the Southern Counties of Scotland, has ed. various works for the Early English Text Society, etc.

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  • Murray,Sir James Augustus Henry — Murray, Sir James Augustus Henry. 1837 1915. British philologist and the original lexicographer (1879 1915) of the Oxford English Dictionary. * * * …   Universalium

  • Murray, Sir James (Augustus Henry) — born Feb. 7, 1837, Denholm, Roxburghshire, Scot. died July 26, 1915, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Eng. Scottish lexicographer. He taught in a grammar school (1855–85). His Dialect of the Southern Counties of Scotland (1873) and a major article on English …   Universalium

  • Murray, Sir James (Augustus Henry) — (7 feb. 1837, Denholm, Roxburghshire, Escocia–26 jul. 1915, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Inglaterra). Lexicógrafo escocés. Impartió clases en una escuela de gramática (1855–85). Su obra Dialect of the Southern Counties of Scotland [Dialecto de los… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Sir James Augustus Henry Murray — noun Scottish philologist and the lexicographer who shaped the Oxford English Dictionary (1837 1915) • Syn: ↑Murray, ↑James Murray, ↑James Augustus Murray, ↑James Augustus Henry Murray, ↑Sir James Murray, ↑Sir James Augustus Murray • Instance… …   Useful english dictionary

  • James Augustus Henry Murray — noun Scottish philologist and the lexicographer who shaped the Oxford English Dictionary (1837 1915) • Syn: ↑Murray, ↑James Murray, ↑James Augustus Murray, ↑Sir James Murray, ↑Sir James Augustus Murray, ↑Sir James Augustus Henry Murray • Insta …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sir James Augustus Murray — noun Scottish philologist and the lexicographer who shaped the Oxford English Dictionary (1837 1915) • Syn: ↑Murray, ↑James Murray, ↑James Augustus Murray, ↑James Augustus Henry Murray, ↑Sir James Murray, ↑Sir James Augustus Henry Murray • In …   Useful english dictionary

  • Murray, Sir James — ▪ Scottish lexicographer in full  Sir James Augustus Henry Murray  born February 7, 1837, Denholm, Roxburghshire [now Scottish Borders], Scotland died July 26, 1915, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England       Scottish lexicographer and first editor (from …   Universalium

  • James Augustus Murray — noun Scottish philologist and the lexicographer who shaped the Oxford English Dictionary (1837 1915) • Syn: ↑Murray, ↑James Murray, ↑James Augustus Henry Murray, ↑Sir James Murray, ↑Sir James Augustus Murray, ↑Sir James Augustus Henry Murray • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sir James Murray — noun Scottish philologist and the lexicographer who shaped the Oxford English Dictionary (1837 1915) • Syn: ↑Murray, ↑James Murray, ↑James Augustus Murray, ↑James Augustus Henry Murray, ↑Sir James Augustus Murray, ↑Sir James Augustus Henry Murray …   Useful english dictionary

  • James — James, Henry James, Henry James, William * * * (as used in expressions) Agee, James Anderson, (James) Maxwell Audubon, John James Baldwin, James (Arthur) Balfour (de Whittingehame), Arthur James, 1 conde Ballard, J(ames) G(raham) Barrie, Sir… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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