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Webster"s dictionary of American authors

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Published by Smithmark Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries,
  • Authors, American -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
  • American literature -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDictionary of American authors
    Statementcreated in cooperation with the editors of Merriam-Webster.
    ContributionsMerriam-Webster, Inc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS21 .W43 1996b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL989617M
    ISBN 100831771585
    LC Control Number96027918

    Full Title: Webster's Academic dictionary: a Dictionary of the English Language Giving the Derivations, Pronunciations, Definitions and Synonyms of a Large Vocabulary of the Words in Common Use with an Appendix Containing Various Useful Tables Abridged from Webster's Interational Dictionary: Over Illustrations." p., clean and unmarked. Merriam-Webster dictionary, any of various lexicographic works published by the G. & C. Merriam Co.—renamed Merriam-Webster, Incorporated, in —which is located in Springfield, Massachusetts, and which since has been a subsidiary of Encyclopædia Britannica, the dictionaries are Webster’s Third New International Dictionary of the English Language (), which contains.

    Books explanation. Define Books by Webster's Dictionary, WordNet Lexical Database, Dictionary of Computing, Legal Dictionary, Medical Dictionary, Dream Dictionary. Noah Webster, the author of popular readers and spelling books for schools, published his first dictionary, A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language, in Asked in Authors.

    Merriam-Webster English Notebook Dictionary by Merriam-Webster and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Noah Webster Jr. (Octo – ) was an American lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English-language spelling reformer, political writer, editor, and prolific has been called the "Father of American Scholarship and Education". His "Blue-backed Speller" books taught five generations of American children how to spell and mater: Yale University.


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and, if the author be living, and a citizen of the United States, or resident therein, the same right shall be continued to him for the further term of fourteen years.Dictionary definition is - a reference source in print or electronic form containing words usually alphabetically arranged along with information about their forms, pronunciations, functions, etymologies, meanings, and syntactic and idiomatic uses.

How to use dictionary in a sentence.Noah Webster is considered by many to be the "father of the American dictionary." He began his work on the project at the age of It took him more than 25 years to complete the first edition.

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