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Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 21 words.

A. One . . . his.

See one (b).

B. His or her.

See he

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Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 19 words.

For his or her see gender-neutrality. For the use of his to refer back to one, see one

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Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 19 words.

For his or her see gender-neutrality. For the use of his to refer back to one, see one

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in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 134 words.

biz, Cadíz, Cadiz, fizz, frizz, gee-whiz, his, is, jizz, Liz, Ms, phiz, quiz, squiz, swizz, tizz, viz, whizz,

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 134 words.

biz, Cadíz, Cadiz, fizz, frizz, gee-whiz, his, is, jizz, Liz, Ms, phiz, quiz, squiz, swizz, tizz, viz, whizz,

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Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 26 words.

possessive adj. and pron. OE. his, gen. of HE and IT; cf. parallel forms on the base

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[His Rebellion]

John Davidson.

Edited by John Sloan.

in Selected Poems and Prose of John Davidson

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

Slowly he broke his mother's tender heart,

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His Architect

Ryan K. Smith.

in Robert Morris's Folly

August 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7385 words.

This chapter focuses on Morris's architect, French-born engineer Peter (Pierre) Charles L'Enfant. It describes his architectural commissions, complaints about the quality of his work, and...

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His Folly

Ryan K. Smith.

in Robert Morris's Folly

August 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 9551 words.

This chapter focuses on Morris's speculative activities, mounting debt, and the continued construction of his home. By the end of 1795, it became clear that Morris's projects—his fortune,...

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“His Yankeeship”

Robert V. Haynes.

in The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

April 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 8350 words.

This chapter discusses the arrival of the first governor of the Natchez District, Winthrop Sargent, whom the settlers called “His Yankeeship”. He is described as being rather temperamental,...

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