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RFV discussion: August–September 2018[edit]

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Middle English citation. DTLHS (talk) 16:18, 5 August 2018 (UTC)

Modern English citation, and OED entry, already listed and linked. Thanks for the oversight; now, kindly go do something useful instead of continuing to question thoroughly linked and established entries you could've verified from the sources already formatted and provided. — LlywelynII 17:12, 5 August 2018 (UTC)
Please read WT:CFI. We have only one valid cite- we need two more. As for the OED: it doesn't distinguish between Middle English and Modern English, and there are plenty of dictionary-only words that are always mentioned, but never used (esquivalience is probably the most extreme example). You've been around here for years, and you apparently know next to nothing about our verification requirements. You still have to follow the rules, whether you bother to learn them or not. Chuck Entz (talk) 21:14, 5 August 2018 (UTC)
Good point, but at Citations:esquivalience I see a few actual uses for "esquivalience" (from 2012 and 2013). Khemehekis (talk) 22:25, 5 August 2018 (UTC)
Take your pick of Appendix:English dictionary-only terms, then. - -sche (discuss) 23:24, 5 August 2018 (UTC)
The OED includes both Middle English and Scots as if they were English, and also sometimes considers single citations (or twitter citations...) sufficient; we, being a multilingual dictionary, include Middle English and Scots under their own headers, and we have more stringent requirements for attesting English. If the date given is correct, the "poete Varro rehersethe" citation is Middle English, and would be sufficient to create a ==Middle English== entry. The single modern English citation is insufficient to verify the English section. Looking through Google Books and Scholar, I don't see any more uses of it (as an English as opposed to an Italian word) in books on journals. - -sche (discuss) 23:24, 5 August 2018 (UTC)
There's this on Usenet, but it looks like an error for repairable. Chuck Entz (talk) 03:50, 6 August 2018 (UTC)

RFV-failed Kiwima (talk) 00:01, 7 September 2018 (UTC)