A Dictionary of the English Language: Abridged from the American Dictionary: For the Use of Primary Schools and the Counting House

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N. & J. White, 1833 - 536 Seiten
 

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III
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IV
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V
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VII
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VIII
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XIII
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X
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Seite 8 - An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time* therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Seite 8 - ... an act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of Maps, charts, and books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints.
Seite 11 - French, generally retain the letter « ; as surprise, enterprise, comprise, devise, revise, merchandise. 9. When verbs of two or more syllables, end in a single unaccented consonant, preceded by a single vowel, the final consonant is not doubled in the derivatives. Thus we should write appareled, canceled, caviling, caviler, duelist, libeled, libelous, equaled, rivaled, traveler, traveling, quar reling, &c.
Seite 10 - We rejoice that it bids fair to become the Standard Dictionary to be used by the numerous millions of people who are to inhabit the United States."— Signed by 104 Members of Congress.
Seite 8 - Books, to the authors and proprietors of •such copies, during the times therein mentioned ;'* and also to an act • entitled "an act supplementary to an act entitled 'an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts...
Seite 530 - ... inches =1 nail. 4 nails =1 quarter. 4 quarters =1 yard. 3 quarters =1 Flemish ell. 5 quarters =1 English ell. 6 quarters = 1 French ell.
Seite 33 - A curve line or part of a circle ; — any work in that form, or covered by an arch ;— chief ; principal — used as a prefix in compound words, as archbishop, archduke, &c.
Seite 10 - ... dictionary should be used by the numerous millions of people who are to inhabit the vast extent of territory belonging to the United States ; as the use of such a standard may prevent the formation of dialects in states remote from each other, and impress upon the language uniformity and stability. It is desirable, also, that the acquisition of the language should be rendered easy, not only to our own citizens, but to foreigners who wish to gain access to the rich stores of science which it contains....
Seite 8 - TH0MAS, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a hook, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit: The Analectic Magazine.
Seite 351 - Quo-tid'-i-an, a. occurring daiQuo-tid'-i-an, n. a fever recurring daily. Quo'-tient, n. the number resulting from the division of one number by another.

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