Last edited by Dolkis
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 | History

4 edition of The new Century dictionary of the English language found in the catalog.

The new Century dictionary of the English language

based on matter selected from the original Century dictionary and entirely rewritten, with the addition of a great amount of new material, and containing the great mass of words and phrases in ordinary use. 12,000 quotations. 4,000 pictorial illustrations

by Hulbert G. Emery

  • 93 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Collier in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dictionaries,
  • English language

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by H.G. Emery and K.G. Brewster; with supplements of synonyms and antonyms, foreign words and phrases, biographical names, geographical names, etc. ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1625 .C4 1936
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24870293M
    LC Control Number36008285
    OCLC/WorldCa647390


Share this book
You might also like
soul of Spain

soul of Spain

College reader

College reader

Integrated academic information management systems (IAIMS) resource project grants

Integrated academic information management systems (IAIMS) resource project grants

Everyday life in the new stone, bronze and early iron ages

Everyday life in the new stone, bronze and early iron ages

Application pack

Application pack

evaluation of the Danish Mysore project.

evaluation of the Danish Mysore project.

Energetics of the photosynthesizing plant cell

Energetics of the photosynthesizing plant cell

The classical moment

The classical moment

National Boiler, 1864-1964

National Boiler, 1864-1964

Draft NGO law memorandum

Draft NGO law memorandum

Prayer, its necessity, its power, its conditions

Prayer, its necessity, its power, its conditions

Ghana

Ghana

Agricultural Russia and the wheat problem

Agricultural Russia and the wheat problem

The new Century dictionary of the English language by Hulbert G. Emery Download PDF EPUB FB2

The New Century Dictionary of the English Language Volume 1 and 2 Book Set COLOR ILLUSTRATED (1- a-pocket veto volume 2 POCK-MARK-ZYMURGY AND SUPPLEMENTS) [HG EMERY AND KG BREWSTER] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The New Century Dictionary of the English Language Volume 1 and 2 Book Set COLOR 5/5(3).

Webster's New Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language Unabridged (S by Noah Webster; Jean L. McKechnie (ed.) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   New Century Dictionary of the English language- Deluxe Illustrated Edition Leather Bound – January 1, out of 5 stars 1 rating See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions5/5(1).

Make Offer - Vintage Webster's New Dictionary, Of The English Language Edition Vintage National Dictionary Noah Webster Practical Guide Business English $ Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia, dictionary of American English that is generally regarded as one of the greatest ever produced.

The first edition (–91) contained six volumes; a supplementary Cyclopedia of Names, including personal and geographic names, famous works of art and literature, and the like, was published in The entire work was under the.

Webster's New Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. 16 rows  Very good. Webster's New Twentieth Century Dictionary Unabridged 2nd Edition Del /5(9). A New Century Chinese-English Dictionary. 《新世纪汉英大词典》 A New Century Chinese-English Dictionary This dictionary, with itsentries, is the largest and the most comprehensive Chinese-English dictionary in China.

Publisher: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press; 1 Blg edition (Septem ). Author: Noah Webster; Jean L McKechnie: Publisher: Cleveland: Collins-World, Edition/Format: Print book: English: 2d ed.

Based upon the broad foundations laid down by Noah ively rev. by the publisher's editorial staff under the general supervision of Jean 1. OCLC Number: Description: xiv,pages illustrations (some color) portrait, color maps (some folded) 29 cm: Responsibility: Based upon the broad foundations laid down by Noah Webster, extensively rev.

by the publisher's editorial staff under the general supervision of Jean L. McKechnie. Webster's New Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. English is a West Germanic language that originated from Anglo-Frisian dialects brought to Britain in the mid 5th to 7th centuries AD by Anglo-Saxon migrants from what is now northwest Germany, southern Denmark and the Anglo-Saxons settled in the British Isles from the mid-5th century and came to dominate the bulk of southern Great Britain.

WEBSTERS NEW TWENTIETH Century Dictionary English Language Vintage Book USA - $ Webster’s New Twentieth Century Dictionary English Language Unabridged USA A great copy of Webster’s New The new Century dictionary of the English language book Century Dictionary of the English Language Unabridged.

Based upon the broad foundations laid down by Noah Webster. This is a large heavy book. I bought this book from a uard sale for $1 it is copyrighter for many dates but is the latest.

It says in the inside cover that it is a copy of the original dictionary but has updated information. The book is lightly worn. All pages are in the book still. It says it is Volume One A–pocket veto. The New Century dictionary of the English language, based on matter selected from the original Century dictionary, and entirely rewritten, The new Century dictionary of the English language book the addition of a great amount of new material, and containing the great mass of words and phrases in ordinary use.

12, quotations. 4, pictorial illustrations. A Dictionary of the English Language, the famous dictionary of Samuel Johnson, published in London in ; its principles dominated English lexicography for more than a century.

This two-volume work surpassed earlier dictionaries not in bulk but. The full title page reads: – Webster's New Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language Unabridged; Based upon the Broad Foundations Laid down by Noah Webster, Extensively Revised by the Publisher's Editorial Staff Under the General Supervision of Jean L.

McKechnie, Including Etymologies, Full Pronunciations, Synonyms, and an. ‘The language as it shifted’ a copy of Samuel Johnson Johnson’s Dictionary. Photograph: Alamy 6. James Redding Ware’s Passing English of. The twelve-volume Oxford English Dictionary and the single-volume Supplement represented the final statement from Oxford for many years to come.

However, inRobert Burchfield was appointed Editor for a new Supplement that would replace the volume and include much new information on the language (especially on twentieth century.

Buy Webster's new twentieth century dictionary of the English language, unabridged: based upon the broad foundations laid down by Noah Webster.

by Noah Webster, Jean Lyttleton McKechnie online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions. 5 Dictionary of Word Origins: The Histories of More Than 8, English-Language Words by John Ayto If you want a dictionary of etymologies, this is your book. John Ayto’s Dictionary of Word Origins shows where words come from and reveals the links between some of the most common words.

A New Century Chinese-English Dictionary 05 Description This dictionary, with itsentries, is the largest and the most comprehensive Chinese-English dictionary in China.

Publisher: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press; 1 Blg edition (Septem ) Language: Chinese&English Click here to download the pdf book freely. Webster's New Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged: Second Edition Based Upon the Broad Foundations Laid Down By Noah Webster by McKechnie, Jean L.

(ed) Book condition: Very Good Jacket condition: No Jacket Book Description. Webster's new twentieth century dictionary of the English language, unabridged: based upon the broad foundations laid down by Noah Webster by Webster, Noah, ; McKechnie, Jean Lyttleton, ; McKechnie, Jean L.

(Jean Lyttleton), •Leme (Lexicons of Early Modern English) • A Table Alphabeticall, conteyning and teaching the true writing, and understanding of hard usuall English wordes, by Robert Crawdrey () • A Table Alphabeticall (, 3 rd edition) (scanned book) It's the first English dictionary ( pages, 3 words) • Dictionarium Anglo-Britannicum or a General English Dictionary, by John.

results for vintage websters dictionary Save vintage websters dictionary to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Unfollow vintage websters dictionary to stop getting updates on your eBay Feed.

Blends, acronyms, and other ways of forming new words. By far the commonest way of creating new words is to put old ones into new combinations, and almost three quarters of twentieth-century English neologisms originated in this way (double-glazing, dust bowl, Dutch elm disease).One particular sort of compound has been highly characteristic of the post.

Webster's new twentieth century dictionary of the English language, unabridged by Noah Webster,Collin's World edition, in English - 2nd ed., extensively rev. / by the publisher's editorial staff under the general supervision of Jean L. McKechnie. The new Century dictionary of the English language based on matter selected from the original Century dictionary and entirely rewritten, with the addition of a great amount of new material, and containing the great mass of words and phrases in ordinary use.

12, quotations. 4, pictorial illustrations. English-Spanish Picture DictionaryStart young learners on the path to learning Spanish. More than essential Spanish words Simple, colorful child-friendly illustrations Simple pronunciation guide is included for each word Each picture included both Spanish and English word Popular topics including.

Lexis: dreadnought and PEP talk The Oxford English Dictionary records aboutnew words, and new meanings of old words, that came into the English language between and That leaves out of account the so-called lexical ‘dark matter’, words not common enough to catch the lexicographers’ attention or, if they did, to compel inclusion, words perhaps that were.

The history and development of English, from the earliest known writings to its status today as a dominant world language, is a subject of major importance to linguists and historians.

In this book, a team of international experts cover the entire recorded history of the English language, outlining its development over fifteen centuries. With an emphasis on more 2/5(3). InSamuel Johnson, a bookseller’s son from Lichfield, published what is still arguably the greatest achievement by any English-language lexicographer, A Dictionary of the English Language.

THE DICTIONARY WARS The American Fight Over the English Language By Peter Martin Martin’s account of the dictionary feuds of the 19th century is as lively and entertaining as the battle itself. Throughout the 20th century, Merriam-Webster has continued to develop innovative language reference products.

In addition to dictionaries and thesauruses in a wide assortment of sizes and formats, its publishing program now includes such highly acclaimed titles as: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage.

By the turn of the 19th century, it had become the standard English language dictionary, not only in Britain, but also in America and other English-speaking colonies. This dictionary was the first in English to systematically illustrate definitions with quotations, and by doing so, it helped establish a canon of English literature.

HUGE vintage dictionary with ornate cover and gorgeous color illustrated plates. Unabridged Webster's New Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language Maker/Brand: Webster's (Noah Webster) Year: Standard Reference Works Publishing Company,New York The World Publishing Company Measurements: 9 1/8" x 11 3/4" x 4 7/8", hardcover Color: Please.

1 A book or electronic resource that lists the words of a language (typically in alphabetical order) and gives their meaning, or gives the equivalent words in a different language, often also providing information about pronunciation, origin, and usage. ‘Apart from in books and dictionaries it was a word that was hardly heard.’.

By demystifying the language of the time and putting its use in context, it will help students to access, understand, and enjoy the novels, poems, newspaper, and magazine articles of the 19th century.

An indispensible compation for /5(6). On ApSamuel Johnson published his two-volume Dictionary of the English wasn't the first English dictionary (more than 20 had appeared over the preceding two centuries), but in many ways, it was the most remarkable.

As modern lexicographer Robert Burchfield has observed, "In the whole tradition of English language and literature the Author: Richard Nordquist.

The cant flourished in England during a 16th-century according to Maurizio Gotti in his book The Language of Thieves from Author: Natalie Zarrelli.21st CENTURY ENGLISH VOCABULARY Sue Engineer English constantly renews itself by borrowing, coining, and combining words to fit new ideas and new developments, and that process has never been more apparent than in this, the last decade of the 20th century.

Social and technological change, political and economicFile Size: KB.century meaning: 1. a period of years: 2. a period of years counted from what is believed to be the year of.

Learn more.