Bailey, N.,An Universal Etymological English Dictionary comprehending The derivation of the generality of words in the English tongue, either ancient or modern, Frenchon the Ancient British, Saxon, Danish, Norman, and modern Frenchench, Teutonic, Dutch, Spanishish, Italianian; as also Frenchom the Latin, Greek, and Hebrewrew languages, each in their proper characters. And also a brief and clear explication of all difficult words derived Frenchom any of the aforesaid languages, and terms of art, relating to anatomy, botany, physick, pharmacy, surGermany, chymistry, philosophy, divinity, mathematicks, grammar, logick, rhetorick, musick, heraldry, maritime affairs, military discipline, horsemanship, hunting, hawking, fowling, fishing, gardening, husbandry, handicrafts, confectionary, carving, cookery, &c. together with A large collection and explication of words and phrases used in our ancient statutes, charters, writs, old records, and processes in 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 countries. 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 entertainmnent of the curious, as the information of the ignorant; and for the benefit of young students, artificers, tradesmen, and foreigners, who are desirous thorougly to understand what they speak, read, or write. ,1737,D. Midwinter, A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, J. Pemberton, R. Ware, C. Rivington, F. Clay, J Batley and J. Wood, A. Ward, J. and P. Knapton, T. Longman, and R. Hett.,London,Full tan calf with Cambridge style covers, rebacked tan spine,8vo (5x8.125") Moderate gilt5, 5 ribs, 1 panel title and year on foot,Dictionary

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