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A dictionary of the English language

in which the words are deduced from their originals, explained in their different meanings, and authorized by the names of the writers in whose works they are found

by Samuel Johnson

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Published by Johnson & Warner in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementabstracted from the folio edition by the author Samuel Johnson with the addition of several thousand words omitted by Dr. Johnson, chiefly extracted from Mason"s supplement ; to which are prefixed, a grammar of the English language, and the preface to the folio edition ; the whole improved by the standard of pronunciation, established in the critical pronouncing dictionary of John Walker.
    ContributionsMason, George, 1735-1806., Walker, John, 1732-1807.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination385, 341 p. ;
    Number of Pages385
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23719798M
    OCLC/WorldCa3123809

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    Dictionary Statistics - Johnson's Dictionary Online - The Best - Johnson's Most Quoted Sources. that my book is more learned than its author." — Plan, A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke.   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. An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin, Orthography, Pronunciation, and Definitions of Words, Abridged from the Quarto Ed. of the Author: to which are Added a Synopsis of Words Differently Pronounced by Different Orthoëpists, and Walker's Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names5/5(1).


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