An American dictionary of the English language : intended to exhibit ... /

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Main Author: Webster, Noah, 1758-1843. (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : S. Converse, 1828.
Notes:"Intended to exhibit: I. The origin, affinities and primary signification of English words, as far as they have been ascertained. II. The genuine orthography and pronunciation of words, according to general usage, or to just principles of analogy. III. Accurate and discriminating definitions, with numerous authorities and illustrations. To which are prefixed, an introductory dissertation of the origin, history and connection of the languages of Western Asia and of Europe and a concise grammar of the English language."
"First ed."--Skeel, E.E.F. A Bibliography of the Writings of Noah Webster. New York: New York Public Library, 1958, no. 583.
"Intended to exhibit: I. The origin, affinities and primary signification of English words, as far as they have been ascertained. II. The genuine orthography and pronunciation of words, according to general usage, or to just principles of analogy. III. Accurate and discriminating definitions, with numerous authorities and illustrations. To which are prefixed, an introductory dissertation of the origin, history and connection of the languages of Western Asia and of Europe and a concise grammer of the English language."
Description:2 volumes ; 29 cm
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