Frederick James Furnivall


Frederick James Furnivall
noun
English philologist who first proposed the Oxford English Dictionary (1825-1910)
Syn: ↑Furnivall
Instance Hypernyms: ↑philologist, ↑philologue

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  • Frederick James Furnivall — (4 February 1825 ndash; 2 July 1910), one of the co creators of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), was an English philologist. He founded a number of learned societies on early English Literature, and made pioneering and massive editorial… …   Wikipedia

  • Furnivall,Frederick James — Fur·ni·vall (fûrʹnə vəl), Frederick James. 1825 1910. British philologist who founded numerous literary societies and as a member of the Philological Society proposed the Oxford English Dictionary in 1857. * * * …   Universalium

  • Furnivall, Frederick James — ▪ British scholar born Feb. 4, 1825, Egham, Surrey, Eng. died July 2, 1910, London  English literary scholar who, partly by his own efforts in textual criticism and partly by founding learned societies, especially the Early English Text Society,… …   Universalium

  • FURNIVALL, FREDERICK JAMES —    English barrister, born at Egham, in Surrey; devoted to the study of Early and Middle English Literature; founder and director of numerous societies for promoting the study of special works, such as the Early English Text, Chaucer, Ballad, and …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Furnivall, Frederick James —    Ph.D., D.Litt. (b. 1825)    Scholar. Has ed. many publications in connection with the Early English Text, Chaucer, Ballad, New Shakespeare, and similar Societies, of several of which he was the founder …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Furnivall Sculling Club — is a rowing club based on the Tideway in Hammersmith, London. It was founded as Hammersmith Sculling Club in 1896 by Dr Frederick James Furnivall. Originally a club for women only, it opened its doors to men in 1901. The club colours are myrtle… …   Wikipedia

  • Frederick Furnivall — Frederick Furnivall. Frederick James Furnivall (Egham, Surrey, 4 de febrero de 1825 2 de julio de 1910), filólogo y editor inglés. Hijo de un cirujano, en la Universidad de Oxford sintió un gran interés por la filología inglesa y el remo, deporte …   Wikipedia Español

  • Furnivall — noun English philologist who first proposed the Oxford English Dictionary (1825 1910) • Syn: ↑Frederick James Furnivall • Instance Hypernyms: ↑philologist, ↑philologue * * * /ferr neuh veuhl/, n. Frederick James, 1825 1910, English philologist… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Furnivall — Furnivall, Frederick James, engl. Literarhistoriker, geb. 4. Febr. 1825 zu Egham in Surrey, wurde Rechtsanwalt, dann »christlicher Sozialist« zum Zweck einer freisinnigen Lösung der Arbeiterfrage (durch Begründung des Working Men s College, an… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Furnivall — (spr. förnĭwĕl), Frederick James, engl. Philolog, geb. 4. Febr. 1825 in Egham (Surrey), seit 1854 Sekretär der Philol. Gesellschaft in London, Begründer der English Text Society (1864), der Chaucer Society (1868), der New Shakespeare Society… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon


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