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lexicographer

A person who writes dictionaries. See computer lexicographer.
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Muneer Lukhnavi was a lexicographer who compiled a number of small and large dictionaries.
These volumes were not only the creation of one man, but on one man who had not been a professional lexicographer, who was emotionally impatient and turbulent in imagination, who was distracted by psychological and other problems.
This study analyzes the less-known writings of Majd al-Din al-Firuzabadi, an Arabic lexicographer and scholar of the 14th century most known for being the author of the Qamus al-muhit.
In celebration of our first five months, we've put together a compilation of some of our favorite moments, featuring guests like Simon Doonan, comedian Dave Hill, lexicographer Erin McKean, writer Dan Savage, sex therapist Bat Sheva Marcus, and Tablet's own Marjorie Ingall and Esther Werdiger, plus a few never-before-aired moments from our demo episode.
The plane is named in honour of Sergey Ozhegov, a Russian linguist, lexicographer, Doctor of Philological Sciences and the author of the Russian Language Dictionary.
BORN GEORGE I, King of England, 1660 T-BONE Walker, US blues musician, 1910 KYLIE Minogue, pop singer, 1968, above DIED EDWARD VIII, King of Britain, 1972 ERIC Morecambe, UK comedian, 1984, above NOAH Webster, US lexicographer, 1843
Counties GUIDES meet publishers, developers, lexicographer and others who may contribute to the development of a common digital solving for dictionary services.
Peter Sokolowski, a lexicographer and editor-at-large for publisher Merriam-Webster, hopes the changes will encourage younger players to take up Scrabble as the technology words make it more attractive to them.
I have grown to detest this innocent word," lexicographer Sara Hawker recently told More Intelligent Life (Nov.
Acclaimed lexicographer Paul Dickson has compiled the first collection of new words and lexical curiosities originating from the White House beginning with George Washington through Barack Obama.
AMBROSE BIERCE'S WRITE IT RIGHT: THE CELEBRATED CYNIC'S LANGUAGE PEEVES DECIPHERED, APPRAISED, AND ANNOTATED FOR 21ST CENTURY READERS comes from a popular online lexicographer with a talent for wit and satire: one Ambrose Bierce.
The work of a legal lexicographer, two law professors, and a law librarian, Lawtalk explores the origins and uses of popular law-related expressions.