A Thesaurus of Old English The Thesaurus is drawn from a database of more than 50, 000 entries, each recording a discrete word sense of Old English vocabulary. These materials are taken largely from the standard dictionaries of the language, with some supplementation from the available fascicles of the Toronto Dictionary of Old English and from the DOE's working materials. The thesaurus classification is based on that designed by Michael Samuels and Christian Kay for the Historical Thesaurus of English, for which the TOE was initially a pilot study. Because the Thesaurus of Old English, first published in the King's College London Medieval Series (1995) as a research tool offered to the academic community, is now entering a second impression, it can be described in the words of its reviewers:Possession 10 Having, owning, possession 490 10.01 Fact of belonging, possession by 490 10.02 Want, lack 493 10.03 ... might 54 1 12.01 Power, control , sway 541 12.02 A public office 553 12.03 Direction, guidance 556 12.04 Fellowship, anbsp;...
|Title||:||A Thesaurus of Old English|
|Publisher||:||Rodopi - 2000|