Dictionary of Old English Corpus in Electronic Form (DOEC)
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English, Old (ca. 450-1100); Latin
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Dictionary Of Old English Project (On CD-ROM) Toronto, Canada: 2000
Mode of access: OTA website.
More information and online corpus search (for subscribing institutions) are available from the Dictionary of Old English website at the University of Toronto.
The Dictionary of Old English Corpus is a complete record of surviving Old English except for some variant manuscripts of individual texts. There are 3037 texts in the corpus, represented in two formats on the CD-ROM: Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) and Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML).
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