Internet Resources - Dictionaries
- Oxford English Dictionary Online (OED)
A guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of more than 600,000 words — past and present — from across the English-speaking world.
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- Bartleby Library
Searchable collection of American and English literary works, including reference, verse, fiction and nonfiction. Also includes several sources for quotations.
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- Duhaime's Law Dictionary
Researched, written in plain language and provided free of charge by lawyer Lloyd Duhaime. Includes "Ask a Lawyer Online."
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- Plain Language Medical Dictionary
The Plain Language Medical Dictionary widget is a project of the University of Michigan Taubman Health Sciences Library. To use, click on the drop down menu to browse the list of high-level medical terms. Once a word or phrase is selected, the plain language translation will appear in the box.
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- The Philosophy Pages
This site on philosophy and philosophers has a concise dictionary of philosophical terms and names , a survey history of western philosophy, a timeline of western philosophers (from 600 B.C.E. to the present), a discussion of logic, a guide to the study of philosophy, and a collection of briefly annotated links to additional resources.
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