ISBN : 9780198612995
The second in a major series of volumes supplementing the Second Edition of The Oxford English Dictionary, OED Additions Volume 2 contains, 3,000 new words and meanings presented in OED style, and represents work-in-progress from across the alphabetic range.
Its contents include: 3,000 new words and senses; cumulative index of volumes 1 and 2; world coverage of English including the UK (exclusion order), North America (enrollee), and Australia (grummet), a wide variety of subjects, including science (superstring), literary theory (epiphanic), and sport (strokeless); all registers of English, including colloquial (everyplace) and slang (dweeb); full historical documentation, and dates of first appearance.
Should be regarded as an essential purchase for a library possessing OED2. - The Year in Reference