An English Dictionary

An English Dictionary

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Reprint of the first edition. Containing around 25, 000 definitions, many of them dealing with legal topics, this was the largest dictionary of its day. An innovative work, it was the first to recognize the importance of slang. In addition, Coles offers lists of dialect and obsolete terms. He also includes the names of market towns and European cities and discusses the proper names and histories of classical figures.Ptxtihjf rtftmnMs, a writ commanding the repair of a bridge J*#Araquot;if, beljngtng to Pitt it, a part of *Afii. ... Poplemtns, Hobgoblins, froi Popletnatt, for Pcfitlm) a i Polonun Tyrant. ... storms by approaching the shore. pArrpbyruic\, belonging to purple, or to Porfrfty, a fine ftreaka#39;d Marble, of wnAlb a–i* made the 99 Porphyry-Guir , wherein the Pope is inaugurated. ... Portot, Porthose., 0. a Breviary or service-book.

Title:An English Dictionary
Author:Elisha Coles
Publisher:The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. - 2005-10-01


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