Universal Etymological English Dictionary (page 2/2)

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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...] [$]

[picture: Title Page: Bailey's Universal Etymological Dictionary]
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air (a)

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

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air (b)

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

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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...] [$]


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