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ENGLISH DICTIONARY: EXPLAINING THE DIFFICULT TERMS THAT ARE USED IN DIVINITY, HUSBANDRY, PHYSICK, PHYLOSOPHY, LAW, NAVIGATION, MATHEMATICKS, AND...

Coles, Elisha


Item #: 59725
Published: London; Printed for Samuel Crouch; 1676. Reprinted in 2006.

Subjects: DICTIONARIES, LIBRARIANSHIP, LEGAL HISTORY, UNITED KINGDOM

Reprint of the first edition. Containing around 25,000definitions, many of them dealing with legal topics, thiswas the largest dictionary of its day. An innovative work,it was the first to recognize the importance of slang. Inaddition, Coles offers lists of dialect and obsolete terms.He also includes the names of market towns and Europeancities and discusses the proper names and histories ofclassical figures.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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