The new world of words: or, universal English dictionary. Containing an account of the original or proper sense, and various significations of all hard words derived from other languages, viz. Hebrew, Arabick, Syriack, Greek, Latin, Italian, French, Spanish, British, Saxon, Danish, Dutch, &c. as now made use of in our English Tongue. Together with a brief and Plain explication of all terms relating to any of the arts and sciences, either Liberal or Mechanical, viz. Grammar, Rhetorick, Logick, Theology, Law, Metaphysicks, Ethicks, Natural Philosophy, Physick, Surgery, Anatomy, Chymistry, Pharmacy, Botanicks, Arithmetick, Geometry, Astronomy, Astrology, Cosmography, Geography, Hydrography, Navigation, Architecture, Fortification, Dialling, Surveying, Gauging, Opticks, Catoptricks, Dioptricks, Perspective, Musick, Mechanicks, Staticks, Chiromancy, Physiognomy, Heraldry, Merchandize, Maritime and Military Affairs, Agriculture, Gardening, Handicrafts, Jewelling, Painting, Carving, Engraving; Confectionery, Cookery, Horsemanship, Hawking, Hunting, Fowling, Fishing, &c, To which is added, the interpretation of proper names of men and women, that derive their Original from the above-mention'd Ancient and Modern Tongues, with those of Writs and Processes at Law: Also the Greek and Latin Names of divers sorts of Animals, Plants, Metals, Minerals, &c. and several other remarkable Matters more particularly express'd in the Preface. Compiled by Edward Phillips, Gent

Main Author: Phillips, Edward
Format: eBook
Published: London printed for J. Phillips, at the King's-Arms in S. Paul's Church-Yard; H. Rhodes at the Star, the Corner of Bride-Lane, in Fleet-Street; and J. Taylor, at 1706, MDCCVI. [1706]
Edition:The sixth edition, revised, corrected, and improved; with the addition of near twenty thousand words, .. by J. K. Philobibl
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Alston, V.61. - English Short Title Catalog, T101516. - First published in 1658 as 'The new world of English words'. - J. K. = J Kersey. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - With an additional engraved titlepage: 'The moderne world of words. Or a universall English dictionary, collected from the best authors by E. P. Printed .. 1696'
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([712]p.,plate) 2°