in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable
January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 142 words.
This word is an example of the practice of making new words by declaration. With the meaning, ‘an erroneous doctrinal
in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 68 words.
a traditional custom or notion adhered to although shown to be unreasonable; a person who obstinately adheres to such a
in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English
January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 124 words.
M16 pseudo-Latin (erroneously for Latin sumpsimus in the passage in the Eucharistic service that runs quod in ore sumpsimus ‘which
in The Library
December 1999; p ublished online December 1999 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Literature. 0 words.