Definition of James 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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Literary usage of James murray
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1. Old Kent: The Eastern Shore of Maryland ; Notes Illustrative of the Most by George Adolphus Hanson (1876)
"james murray, of Annapolis, son of William Murray and Ann Smith, m. ... DANIEL MURRAY, of Elkridge,son of Dr. james murray and Sarah Maynadier, m. ..."
2. The Statutes at Large of South Carolina by South Carolina, Thomas Cooper, David James McCord (1841)
"WHEREAS, the said James Hunter, in behalf of the said james murray, an infant, hath, by his petition to the General Assembly, represented that an Act was ..."
3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"By james murray. The observations made by the members of the Lake Survey during the summer and autumn of 1903 showed that, while every part of the loch, ..."
4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Richard Vaughan Barnewall, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Edward Hall Alderson, William Selwyn (1822)
"Another set of counts on these three bills stated, the drawing of the bills ; the acceptance of them ; that neither the said W. Hope, nor james murray, ..."
5. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1894)
"Major-general james murray. MI'., colonel 7-nd foot and governor of Fort William, ... 4. in which lie is wrongly entitled the ' Honble.' james murray). ..."
6. Journal of a Lady of Quality: Being the Narrative of a Journey from Scotland by Janet Schaw, Evangeline Walker Andrews (1921)
"james murray and John Rutherfurd. james murray. 1 HE career of james murray is well told in the Letters of james murray, Loyalist. He was connected with the ..."
7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"He married in 1728 Amelia, daughter and heiress of james murray of Strowan and ... Sir james murray, who received honorary degrees from several universities ..."
8. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1914)
"... james murray, NEW YORK CITY, 1824 THE NARRATIVE james murray, a young man, a stranger in the city, landed in New York from the Boston boat in November, ..."