Lingua Britannica reformata

Publication Date1754
Remainderor, a new universal English dictionary, under the following titles, viz. I. Universal; Containing a Definition and Explication of all the Words now used in the English Tongue, in every Art, Science, Faculty, or Trade. II. Etymological; Exhibiting and Explaining the true Etymon or Original of Words from their respective Mother-Tongues, the Latin, Greek, Hebrew, and Saxon; and their Idioms, the French, Italian, Spanish, German, Dutch, &c. III. Orthographical; Teaching the True and Rational Method of Writing Words, according to the Usage of the most approved Modern Authors. IV. Orthoepical; Directing the true Pronunciation of Words by single and double Accents; and by Indicating the Number of Syllables in Words where they are doubtful, by a Numerical Figure. V. Diacritical; Enumerating the various Significations of Words in a proper Order, viz. Etymological, Common, Figurative, Poetical, Humorous, Technical, &c. in a Manner not before attempted. VI. Philological; Explaining all the Words and Terms, according to the Modern Improvements in the various Philological Sciences, viz Grammar, Rhetoric, Legic, Metaphysics, Mythology, Theology, Ethics, &c. Vii. Mathematical; Not only explaining all the Words in Arithmetic, Algebra, Logarithms, Fluxions, Geometry, Couics, Dialling, Navigation, &c. according to the Modern Newtonian Mathesis; but the Terms of Art are illustrated by proper Examples, and Copper-Plate Figures. Viii. Philosophical; Explaining all Words and Terms in Astronomy, Geography, Optics, Hydrostatics, Acoustics, Mechanics, Perspective. &c. according to the latest Discoveries and Improvements in this Part of Literature. By Benj. Martin
Publisherprinted for C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, J. Newbery, W. Owen, J. Ward, W. Clarke, J. Leake, and W. Frederick, at Bath; and B. Collins, at Salisbury


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