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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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founder

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 3 words.

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founder

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 5 words.

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in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 142 words.

dodder, fodder, plodder, prodder • Isolde, solder • absconder, anaconda, Fonda, Golconda, Honda, nonda, ponder, responder,

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 142 words.

dodder, fodder, plodder, prodder • Isolde, solder • absconder, anaconda, Fonda, Golconda, Honda, nonda, ponder, responder,

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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. 67 words.

†smash in XIII; †send to the bottom XIV; (of a horse) stumble and fall, go lame XIV; fill with water

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founder

Bryan A. Garner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

January 2000; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 3 words.

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Ransford, Teresa Mary (Tessa) (1938–2015), poet, editor, and library founder

Tom Hubbard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Publishing; Prints and Printmaking; Education; Linguistics. 2124 words.

Ransford, Teresa Mary (Tessa) (1938–2015), poet, editor, and library founder, was born on 8 July 1938 in Bombay, India, the daughter of Col. Sir Alister John Ransford (1895–1974), master of...

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The Poet John Langhorne and Thomas Langhorne Founder of Loretto School

Maxwell Cooper and Vanessa Cooper.

in Notes and Queries

September 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Linguistics; Literature. 282 words.

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A Brief History of Autosegmental Phonology with Special Reference to Its Founder

WIlliam R . Leben.

in Shaping Phonology

August 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Phonetics and Phonology. 6609 words.

This article traces developments in areas of autosegmental phonology where John Goldsmith made his largest contributions, starting with its origins and proceeding to his work on many Bantu...

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Passy, Paul (1859–1940)

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 15 words.

French phonetician and founder of the *International Phonetic Association.

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Passy, Paul (1859–1940)

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 13 words.

(1859–1940)

French phonetician and founder of the International Phonetic Association.

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Larousse, Pierre (1817–75)

in Dictionary Plus Linguistics

P ublished online February 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 51 words.

Founder of the publishing house Larousse, which is still in operation. Together with Augustin Boyer he began (in 1863)

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Durkheim, Émile (1858–1917)

Michael Harkin.

in Encyclopedia of Semiotics

January 1998; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 1443 words.

(1858–1917),

French scholar who, along with Max Weber (1864–1920), is best known as the founder of

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Russell, Bertrand (1872–1970)

David Lidov.

in Encyclopedia of Semiotics

January 1998; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 1140 words.

(1872–1970),

British philosopher, founder of analytic philosophy, a movement preoccupied with language and logic that has a complex

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Thom, René B. (1923–2002)

Albert Liu.

in Encyclopedia of Semiotics

January 1998; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 755 words.

(1923–2002),

French mathematician and founder of catastrophe theory. Catastrophe theory (from the Greek verb katastrophein, “to turn

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Bense, Max (1910–1990)

Mihai Nadin.

in Encyclopedia of Semiotics

January 1998; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 1154 words.

(1910–1990),

German scientist and philosopher. The founder of the “Stuttgart School”— probably more an intellectual movement than

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Riegl, Alois (1858–1905)

Marga van Mechelen.

in Encyclopedia of Semiotics

January 1998; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 1227 words.

(1858–1905),

one of the founders of modern art historiography. Riegl has long remained the least known, certainly outside

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Brugmann, Karl (1849–1919)

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 37 words.

(1849–1919)

Indo-Europeanist and one of the founders of the Neogrammarian movement. His great work is a handbook of

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Quirk, Charles Randolph (1920)

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 51 words.

(1920–)

Grammarian of English, founder of the Survey of English Usage and the leading author, with S. Greenbaum

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Bopp, Franz (1791–1867)

Katrina M. Hayward.

in International Encyclopedia of Linguistics

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 875 words.

(1791–1867). German linguist.

Bopp was one of the founders of I[ndo]-E[uropean] comparative linguistics, and author of the first

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