Definition of James Augustus Murray
1. Noun. Scottish philologist and the lexicographer who shaped the Oxford English Dictionary (1837-1915).
Generic synonyms: Lexicographer, Lexicologist, Philologist, Philologue
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1. Second Strings by Alfred Denis Godley (1902)
"... Peers of the Realm, Professor Bywater, Scholars like Mayor and lexicographers Like James Augustus Murray: and in short A mere knock-down of talent. ..."