Universal Etymological English Dictionary (page 1/2)

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[picture: Front Cover]

Pictures from Nathan Bailey’s Universal Etymological English Dictionary from 1736 (I have the second edition.

You can also read the old dictionary entries that I have typed up from this book.

Title: Universal Etymological English Dictionary

Author: Bailey, Nathan

City: London

Date: 1736

Total items: 5

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Snow]

Snow

The 1736 definition for Snow includes explanations of why snow is white and why the sharp points of snowflakes don’t hurt when they land on our skin. [more...] [$]

[picture: Front Cover]

Front Cover

Like many antiquarian books from the eighteenth century, the front cover of Nathan Bailey’s Universal Etymological Dictionary is half-leather; that is, the spine and the fore-edge corners of the cover are bound in leather. If the corners are not covered with leather, the book is [...] [more...] [$]

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air (b)

Air [in Chymical Writers] is expressed by one of these Characters... [more...] [$]

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air (a)

Air [in Chymical Writers] is expressed by one of these Characters... [more...] [$]


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Pictures from Nathan Bailey’s Universal Etymological English Dictionary from 1736 (I have the second edition.

You can also read the old dictionary entries that I have typed up from this book.


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