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Title A New English dictionary. [electronic resource] : Containing a brief and clear explication of most words in the English language, and of difficult words derived from foreign languages, and several terms of art. To which is prefixed, an exact explication of most contractions to be met with in English books and writings. And an interpretation of the proper names of men and women. To all which is subjoined, a brief hint concerning the several sects that have appeared, and the errors vented by them since the commencement of Christianity. The whole designed for the information of the ignorant, and benefit of all who desire either to understand what they read, or to write and spell aright, so as they may be understood
Imprint Glasgow : Printed for Charles Hutcheson bookseller Greenock, MDCCLIX. [1759]
Descript iv,9-560p. ; 8⁰
Note The preface is signed by the printer, D. Paterson
Reproduction of original from National Library of Scotland
Pagination apparently correct. Verify imprint punctuation
Alston, V, 221
English Short Title Catalog, T186322
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Subject English language -- Etymology -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1800
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