Furnivall
biographical name Frederick James 1825-1910 English philologist

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  • Furnivall — Furnivall, Frederick James, engl. Literarhistoriker, geb. 4. Febr. 1825 zu Egham in Surrey, wurde Rechtsanwalt, dann »christlicher Sozialist« zum Zweck einer freisinnigen Lösung der Arbeiterfrage (durch Begründung des Working Men s College, an… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Furnivall — (spr. förnĭwĕl), Frederick James, engl. Philolog, geb. 4. Febr. 1825 in Egham (Surrey), seit 1854 Sekretär der Philol. Gesellschaft in London, Begründer der English Text Society (1864), der Chaucer Society (1868), der New Shakespeare Society… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Furnivall —   [ fəːnɪvəl], Frederick James, englischer Literarhistoriker, * Egham (Surrey) 4. 2. 1825, ✝ London 2. 7. 1910; war bahnbrechend als Herausgeber frühenglischer Texte, Gründer der »Early English Text Society« (1864), der »Chaucer Society« u. a.;… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Furnivall — [fʉr′ni vəl] Frederick James 1825 1910; Eng. philologist & editor …   English World dictionary

  • Furnivall — noun English philologist who first proposed the Oxford English Dictionary (1825 1910) • Syn: ↑Frederick James Furnivall • Instance Hypernyms: ↑philologist, ↑philologue * * * /ferr neuh veuhl/, n. Frederick James, 1825 1910, English philologist… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Furnivall — /ferr neuh veuhl/, n. Frederick James, 1825 1910, English philologist and editor. * * * …   Universalium

  • Furnivall — /ˈfɜnəvəl/ (say fernuhvuhl) noun Fredrick James, 1825–1910, English philologist and editor …   Australian English dictionary

  • Furnivall Sculling Club — is a rowing club based on the Tideway in Hammersmith, London. It was founded as Hammersmith Sculling Club in 1896 by Dr Frederick James Furnivall. Originally a club for women only, it opened its doors to men in 1901. The club colours are myrtle… …   Wikipedia

  • Furnivall,Frederick James — Fur·ni·vall (fûrʹnə vəl), Frederick James. 1825 1910. British philologist who founded numerous literary societies and as a member of the Philological Society proposed the Oxford English Dictionary in 1857. * * * …   Universalium

  • Furnivall, Frederick James — ▪ British scholar born Feb. 4, 1825, Egham, Surrey, Eng. died July 2, 1910, London  English literary scholar who, partly by his own efforts in textual criticism and partly by founding learned societies, especially the Early English Text Society,… …   Universalium

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