Bourne Archive: Ref: OED
The Bourne Archive
Editorial board. The
3 vols in the micrographically reduced edition. 304 x 220 mm. Total of 4116pp in 2 vols plus 1412 in the third. A comprehensive dictionary of the English language, on historical principles.
Numerous orgainzations have subscriptions to the online edition. For example, if you have a Lincolnshire Library Service card you can access the dictionary from this link by entering LIN followed by the card number.