Murray, James

James Murray in his library (circa 1880) looking up the word "thorax."
James Murray in his library (circa 1880)
looking up the word "thorax."





The Scottish lexicographer (1837 – 1915) who was the primary editor of the Oxford English Dictionary from 1879 until his death.

Notes:
1. Click here for the complete text of Murray's lecture The evolution of English lexicography.



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