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A general dictionary of the English language.

Samuel Johnson

A general dictionary of the English language.

by Samuel Johnson

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An American Dictionary of the English Language, (), two-volume dictionary by the American lexicographer Noah began work on it in and completed it in France and England in –25, producing a two-volume lexicon contain words to 40, definitions that had not appeared in any earlier dictionary. Noah Webster Jr. (Octo – ) was an American lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English-language spelling reformer, political writer, editor, and prolific author. He has been called the "Father of American Scholarship and Education". His "Blue-backed Speller" books taught five generations Alma mater: Yale University.

A general dictionary of the English language.: One main object of which, is, to establish a plain and permanent standard pronunciation.: To which is prefixed a rhetorical grammar.   5 Dictionary of Word Origins: The Histories of More Than 8, English-Language Words by John Ayto If you want a dictionary of etymologies, this is your book. John Ayto’s Dictionary of Word Origins shows where words come from and reveals the links between some of the most common words.

Paul Foster Books (GB) Bookseller Inventory # Title A GENERAL DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. One main object of which, is, to establish a plain and permanent standard of pronunciation. To which is prefixed, a Rhetorical Grammer Author SHERIDAN. THOMAS Book condition Used Binding Hardcover Publisher Printed for J. Dodsley, C. Dilly & .   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK A Concise Etymological Dictionary Of The English Language Item Preview remove-circle A Concise Etymological Dictionary Of The English Language by Walter W. Skeat. Publication date Publisher.


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General Pronouncing And Explanatory Dictionary Of The English Language: For The Use Of Schools, &cCited by: 3. If you love the English language, consider adding this remarkable work to your collection. Johnson was as witty as he was brilliant, and his dictionary, unlike many others, is actually fun to read.

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Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A General Dictionary of the English Language: Volume /5(12). Published on 15 April and written by Samuel Johnson, A Dictionary of the English Language, sometimes published as Johnson's Dictionary, is among the most influential dictionaries in the history of the English language.

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by Sheridan, Thomas, cn. Now, more than ever, the educated English reader needed a dictionary. In the new world of global trade and global warfare, a language that was becoming seeded throughout the first British empire required an authoritative act of definition by a vigorous and practical champion.

Enter Dr Johnson. A general dictionary of the English language. One main object of which, is, to establish a plain and permanent standard of pronunciation.

To which is prefixed a rhetorical grammar. There are overentries and meanings - more t of them new - in a single A-Z vocabulary illustrated by o written examples and by nearly 4, photographs and drawings in "The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition." More than usage notes and comments, including the opinions of a distinguished Usage Panel.

Samuel Johnson was an English author and lexicographer, well-known for his “A Dictionary of the English Language,” the first comprehensive English dictionary. With the help of numerous assistants, his innovative method of entry-writing was able to make production more efficient.

‘Hard word’ dictionaries. But this was not a general-language dictionary of English. The earliest monolingual English dictionaries were ‘hard word’ dictionaries, explaining in simple form many of the strange and difficult words which entered English over the previous decades.

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language is one of the publishing phenomena of recent times. Rarely has a book so packed with accurate and well researched factual information been so widely read and popularly acclaimed/5.This volume of A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language completely updates the classic reference work first published in Skeat provides a staggering number of words, including those most frequently used in everyday speech and those most prominent in literature.

They appear along with their definitions, their language of origin, their roots, and 5/5(1).The earliest dictionaries in the English language were glossaries of French, Spanish or Latin words along with their definitions in English. The word "dictionary" was invented by an Englishman called John of Garland in — he had written a book Dictionarius to help with Latin "diction".