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Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Religion.

Body and soul the corporeal and spiritual entities that make up a person; the term is traditionally often used in the context of the difficulty of sustaining existence, as in ‘keep body and...

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bodied

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

> loose-, tender-, worse-bodied

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Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 89 words.

body and soul involving every aspect of a person; completely.

the body beautiful: see beautiful.

body blow a severe

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Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 406 words.

Critical theory's interest in the body (usually, though not exclusively, taken to mean the human body) is quite diverse and

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Body

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 77 words.

1. English: nickname from Middle English body, Old English bodig ‘body’, ‘trunk’, presumably denoting a corpulent person. In Middle

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Body

in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 3421 words.

The body is relevant in a discussion of aesthetics from two perspectives: we experience and assess bodies aesthetically from the

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Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

An object in the real world idealized in a mathematical model as a particle, a rigid body or an elastic body, for example.

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body

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 416 words.

Critical theory’s interest in the body (usually, though not exclusively, taken to mean the human body) is quite diverse and dates back to French philosopher ...

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body

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 152 words.

body, embody, Irrawaddy, Kirkcaldy, noddy, Passamaquoddy, shoddy, Soddy, squaddie, toddy, wadi • secondi, spondee, tondi • anybody

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 152 words.

body, embody, Irrawaddy, Kirkcaldy, noddy, Passamaquoddy, shoddy, Soddy, squaddie, toddy, wadi • secondi, spondee, tondi • anybody

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Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 66 words.

1 The human body.

2 In biomechanics, a term referring to both animate objects (e.g. the human body) and inanimate objects (e.g. a projectile or other item...

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Ariel Glucklich.

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: Hindu Law

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Hinduism. 6337 words.

This chapter examines the how the literature of the Dharmaśāstra expresses both the way that social relations and worldviews articulate conceptions of the human body and the way that the...

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Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

1 The human body.

2 In biomechanics, a term referring to both animate objects (e.g. the human body) and inanimate objects (e.g. a projectile or other item...

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body

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

The history of the body is a discipline which emerged in the 1980s; it questions the extent to which the body is ‘natural’, and asks whether all societies have experienced ...

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Body

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Though much about our bodies is the result of heredity, our genes determine only the range of possible shapes that our bodies might take. Environmental factors such as diet, exercise ...

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in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 71 words.

body and soul the corporeal and spiritual entities that make up a person; the term is traditionally often used in the context of the difficulty of sustaining existence, as in ‘keep body and...

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Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Religion.

Body and soul the corporeal and spiritual entities that make up a person; the term is traditionally often used in the context of the difficulty of sustaining existence, as in ‘keep body and...

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body

Luis A. Vivanco.

in A Dictionary of Cultural Anthropology

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Anthropology. 173 words.

The sentient medium through which humans make meaning, communicate, and act in the world. The human body has received sporadic

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Peter Beal.

in A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

January 2008; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (History of the Book). 35 words.

In palaeography, as well as in typography, the body of a letter such as b or p is that part

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Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 198 words.

The body may be seen as: the smallest unit of geography upon which may be inscribed power and resistance (

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Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 192 words.

The body may be seen as: the smallest unit of geography upon which may be inscribed power and resistance (...

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