An universal etymological English dictionary : comprehending the derivations of the generality of words in the English tongue, either ancient or modern, from the ancient British, Saxon, Danish, Norman and modern French, Teutonic, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, as also from the Latin, Greek, and Hebrew languages, each in their proper characters. And also a brief and clear explication of all difficult words derived from any of the aforesaid languages ; and terms of art relating to anatomy, botany, physick, pharmacy, surgery, chymistry, philosophy, divinity, mathematicks, grammar, logick, rhetorick, music, heraldry, maritime affairs, military discipline, horsemanship, hunting, hawking, fowling, fishing, gardening, hhusbandry, handicrafts, confectionary, carving, cookery, &c. Together with a large collection and explication of words and phrases us'd in our ancient statutes, charters, writs, old records, and processes at law ; and the etymology and interpretation of the proper names of men, women, and remarkable places in Great Britain: also the dialects of our different counties. Containing many thousand words more than either Harris, Philips, Kersey, or any English dictionary before extant. To which is added a collection of our most common proverbs, with their explication and illustration. The whole work compil'd and methodically digested, as well for the entertainment of the curious, as the information of the ignorant, and for the benefit of young students, artificers, tradesmen and foreigners, who are desirious thorowly to understand what they speak, read, or write. (Microform, 1726) [WorldCat.org]
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An universal etymological English dictionary : comprehending the derivations of the generality of words in the English tongue, either ancient or modern, from the ancient British, Saxon, Danish, Norman and modern French, Teutonic, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, as also from the Latin, Greek, and Hebrew languages, each in their proper characters. And also a brief and clear explication of all difficult words derived from any of the aforesaid languages ; and terms of art relating to anatomy, botany, physick, pharmacy, surgery, chymistry, philosophy, divinity, mathematicks, grammar, logick, rhetorick, music, heraldry, maritime affairs, military discipline, horsemanship, hunting, hawking, fowling, fishing, gardening, hhusbandry, handicrafts, confectionary, carving, cookery, &c. Together with a large collection and explication of words and phrases us'd in our ancient statutes, charters, writs, old records, and processes at law ; and the etymology and interpretation of the proper names of men, women, and remarkable places in Great Britain: also the dialects of our different counties. Containing many thousand words more than either Harris, Philips, Kersey, or any English dictionary before extant. To which is added a collection of our most common proverbs, with their explication and illustration. The whole work compil'd and methodically digested, as well for the entertainment of the curious, as the information of the ignorant, and for the benefit of young students, artificers, tradesmen and foreigners, who are desirious thorowly to understand what they speak, read, or write. Preview this item
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An universal etymological English dictionary : comprehending the derivations of the generality of words in the English tongue, either ancient or modern, from the ancient British, Saxon, Danish, Norman and modern French, Teutonic, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, as also from the Latin, Greek, and Hebrew languages, each in their proper characters. And also a brief and clear explication of all difficult words derived from any of the aforesaid languages ; and terms of art relating to anatomy, botany, physick, pharmacy, surgery, chymistry, philosophy, divinity, mathematicks, grammar, logick, rhetorick, music, heraldry, maritime affairs, military discipline, horsemanship, hunting, hawking, fowling, fishing, gardening, hhusbandry, handicrafts, confectionary, carving, cookery, &c. Together with a large collection and explication of words and phrases us'd in our ancient statutes, charters, writs, old records, and processes at law ; and the etymology and interpretation of the proper names of men, women, and remarkable places in Great Britain: also the dialects of our different counties. Containing many thousand words more than either Harris, Philips, Kersey, or any English dictionary before extant. To which is added a collection of our most common proverbs, with their explication and illustration. The whole work compil'd and methodically digested, as well for the entertainment of the curious, as the information of the ignorant, and for the benefit of young students, artificers, tradesmen and foreigners, who are desirious thorowly to understand what they speak, read, or write.

Author: N BaileyJohn DarbyArthur BettesworthFrancis FayramJohn PembertonAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed for J. Darby. A. Bettesworth, F. Fayram, J. Pemberton, J. Hooke, C. Rivington, F. Clay, J. Batley, and E. Symon., MDCCXXVI.
Series: (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 1800, no. 02).
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfilm : English : The third edition, with large additionsView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N Bailey; John Darby; Arthur Bettesworth; Francis Fayram; John Pemberton; John Hooke; Charles Rivington; Francis Clay; Jeremiah Batley; Edward Symon
OCLC Number: 863527253
Language Note: Chiefly in English, with etymological references given in Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Old English, Old Dutch, Old French, French, German, Dutch, Spanish and Italian.
Notes: Title enclosed within a simple double-ruled letterpress border.
Signatures: A⁴ a⁴ B-6C⁴.
Unpaginated.
With woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials.
With final bookseller's advertisement leaf (6C4v).
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT : Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 microfilm reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 1800, no. 02).
Description: [952] pages ; 8vo
Series Title: (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 1800, no. 02).
Responsibility: by N. Bailey ...

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