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Barthelme, Donald (1931–1989)

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 119 words.

Come Back, Dr Caligari (1964) Fiction Short Stories

Snow White (1967) Fiction

Unspeakable Practices, Unnatural Acts...

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Sniezek

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 24 words.

Polish (Śniezek): nickname for a white-haired person, from a diminutive of śnieg ‘snow’.

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La Neve

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 24 words.

Italian: nickname literally meaning ‘the snow’, probably applied to someone with snowy white hair.

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Walser, Robert (1878–1956)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 95 words.

In his fairy-tale dramolettes ‘Aschenbrödel’ (‘Cinderella’, 1901) and ‘Schneewittchen’ (‘*Snow White’, 1901), he

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Walser, Robert (1878–1956)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 104 words.

In his fairy-tale dramolettes ‘Aschenbrödel’ (*‘Cinderella’, 1901) and ‘Schneewittchen’ (*‘Snow White’, 1901), he treated the ...

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Mauna Kea (Hawaii/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 21 words.

A volcano meaning ‘White Mountain’ from the Hawaiian mauna ‘mountain’ and kea ‘white’ because it is often snow-capped.

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Mauna Kea (Hawaii/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 21 words.

A volcano meaning ‘White Mountain’ from the Hawaiian mauna ‘mountain’ and kea ‘white’ because it is often snow-capped.

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Mauna Kea (Hawaii/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 21 words.

A volcano meaning ‘White Mountain’ from the Hawaiian mauna ‘mountain’ and kea ‘white’ because it is often snow-capped.

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semantic ascent

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

The move from talk about the world to talk about the semantic properties of a language (e.g. the move from ‘Snow is white’ to ‘“Snow is white” is true’). This ...

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fairest of them all ([Fairy tales])

Andrew Delahunty and Sheila Dignen.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Reference and Allusion

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 83 words.

A quotation from the traditional tale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. In the story, *Snow White's stepmother is proud and vain and regularly demands of her magic mirror:...

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snow blink

Storm Dunlop.

in A Dictionary of Weather

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Science. 47 words.

Bright, white illumination of the underside of a low cloud layer, caused by the reflection of light from a snow

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Snow

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 44 words.

1. English: nickname denoting someone with very white hair or an exceptionally pale complexion, from Old English snāw ‘snow’.

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FEBRUARY fill dyke, be it black or be it white (1978)

Edited by Jennifer Speake.

in Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 139 words.

February is traditionally a month of heavy rain (black) or snow (white) in England, but see quot. 1978. Cf.

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Jacob Grimm 1785–1863 and Wilhelm Grimm 1786–1859

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 131 words.

And so the little girl grew up: her skin was as white as snow, her cheeks as rosy as the

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Jacob Grimm 1785–1863 and Wilhelm Grimm 1786–1859

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. 131 words.

And so the little girl grew up: her skin was as white as snow, her cheeks as rosy as the

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Jacob Grimm 1785–1863 and Wilhelm Grimm 1786–1859

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 131 words.

And so the little girl grew up: her skin was as white as snow, her cheeks as rosy as the

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Sarah Josepha Hale (1788–1879)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 53 words.

Mary had a little lamb,Its fleece was white as snow,And everywhere that Mary wentThe lamb was sure

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Sarah Josepha Hale (1788–1879)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 48 words.

Mary had a little lamb,Its fleece was white as snow,And everywhere that Mary wentThe lamb was sure

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Sarah Josepha Hale (1788–1879)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 48 words.

Mary had a little lamb,Its fleece was white as snow,And everywhere that Mary wentThe lamb was sure

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Sarah Josepha Hale (1788–1879)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 48 words.

Mary had a little lamb,Its fleece was white as snow,And everywhere that Mary wentThe lamb was sure

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