An universal etymological English dictionary Comprehending The Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, either Ancient or Modern, from the Ancient British, Saxon, Danish, Norman, and Modern French, Teutonic, Dutch, Spanish, Italian; as also from the Latin, Greek, and Hebrew Languages, each in their proper Characters. And also A brief and clear Explication of all difficult Words, derived from any of the aforesaid Languages, and Terms of Art, relating to Anatomy, Botany, Physick, Pharmacy, Surgery, 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 Counties. Also a Collection of our most common Proverbs, with their Explication and Illustration. The whole Work compiled and methodically digested, as well for the Entertainment of the Curious, as the Information of the Ignorant; and for the Benefit of young Students, Artificers, Tradesmen, and Foreigners, who are desirous thoroughly to understand what they Speak, or Write. The twenty-first edition. To which are added, above 3000 Words, interspersed in their proper Places, none of which are to be found in any former Edition except the last. By N. Bailey, [Greek]

Main Author: Bailey, Nathan
Format: eBook
Published: London printed for R. Ware, W. Innys and J. Richardson, J. and P. Knapton, T. and T. Longman, S. Birt, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, B. Dod, J. and J. Rivington, J. Hinton, W. and D. Baker, J. Ward, W. Johnston, C. Corbett, and M. Cooper 1770, M,DCC,LXX. [1770]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Alston, V 116. - At foot of titlepage: price six shillings. - English Short Title Catalog, T87511. - Price from imprint: price Six Shillings [and 12 others]. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([944]p) 8°