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Lingua Britannica Reformata [electronic resource]: Or, a New Universal English Dictionary, Under the Following Titles, Viz. I. Universal; Containing a Definition and Explication of All the Words Now Used in the English Tongue, in Every Art, Science, Faculty, or Trade. II. Etymological; Exhibiting and Explaining the True Etymon or Original of Words From Their Respective Mother-Tongues, the Latin, Greek, Hebrew, and Saxon; And Their Idioms, the French, Italian, Spanish, German, Dutch, &C. III. Orthographical; Teaching the True and Rational Method of Writing Words, According to the Usage of the Most Approved Modern Authors. IV. Orthoepical; Directing the True Pronunciation of Words by Single and Double Accents; And by Indicating the Number of Syllables in Words Where They Are Doubtful, by a Numerical Figure. V. Diacritical; Enumerating the Various Significations of Words in a Proper Order, Viz. Etymological, Common, Figurative, Poetical, Humorous, Technical, &C. In a Manner Not Before Attempted. VI. Philological; Explaining All the Words and Terms, According to the Modern Improvements in the Various Philological Sciences, Viz Grammar, Rhetoric, Legic, Metaphysics, Mythology, Theology, Ethics, &C. VII. Mathematical; Not Only Explaining All the Words in Arithmetic, Algebra, Logarithms, Fluxions, Geometry, Couics, Dialling, Navigation, &C. According to the Modern Newtonian Mathesis; But the Terms of Art Are Illustrated by Proper Examples, and Copper-Plate Figures. VIII. Philosophical; Explaining All Words and Terms in Astronomy, Geography, Optics, Hydrostatics, Acoustics, Mechanics, Perspective. &C. According to the Latest Discoveries and Improvements in This Part of Literature. By Benj. Martin

Martin, Benjamin
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, J. Newbery, W. Owen, J. Ward, W. Clarke, J. Leake, and W. Frederick, at Bath; and B. Collins, at Salisbury, MDCCLIV. [1754]
Edition
The second edition, greatly improved and augmented
Language
English
Description
xiii, [735] p., plates ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • The dictionary is unpaginated.- Without the introductory essay issued with the first edition.
  • Braces in title.
  • Price from imprint: price Six Shillings.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
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Alston, V 164
English Short Title Catalog, T25514.
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