in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology
January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 51 words.
(naut.) framed windows over a hatchway, hooded staircase to the captain's cabin. XVIII. alt., by assoc. with prec., of Du.
in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions
January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 38 words.
(Arab. Aṣḥāb or Ṣaḥāba).
The men closest to Muḥammad during his time in Mecca and Madīna; foremost among these,
in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea
January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 48 words.
in the days of sail the framing and sashlights on the quarterdeck and of the coach through which daylight entered
in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam
August 2004; p ublished online November 2007 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Society and Culture. 76 words.
Those believed to have lived, interacted with, heard, or seen the Prophet Muhammad. In Sunni Islam, they are considered
in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military
January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 34 words.
1 a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.
2 a raised frame with windows on the quarterdeck of
in The Oxford Companion to American Literature
January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 81 words.
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in Pets and People
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Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Philosophy. 6701 words.
Euthanasia of companion animals is far less ethically controversial than human euthanasia. However, modeling the ethics of euthanizing companion animals on the ethics of euthanizing human...
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