Bailey, Nathan

The new universal etymological English dictionary

Containing an additional collection of words, with their explications and etymologies from the ancient british, teutonick, dutch, saxon, danish, french, italian, spanish, latin, greek, hebrew, chaldee, &c. each in its proper character. Also an explication of hard and technical words, or terms, in all arts and sciences; with accents directing to their proper pronunciation, shewing both the orthography and orthoepia of the english tongue. Illustrated with some hundred cuts, giving a clearer Idea of those figures, not so well apprehended by verbal description. Likewise a collection and explanation of words and phrases used in our ancient charters, statues, writs, old records and processes at law. Also the theogony, theology, and mythology of the egyptians, greeks, romans, &c. being an account of their deities, solemnities divinations, auguries, oracles, and hieroglyphicks. A work useful for such as would understand what they read and hear, speak what they mean, and write true english. To which is added a dictionary of cant words
The fifth edition, corrected, and much improved throughout, by the addition of great variety of examples, explaining the true significations of the words, taken from the best authors
CavellLondon1775
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englisch
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The new universal etymological English dictionary