"A selected, pronouncing and accented dictionary [electronic resource] : Comprising a selection of the choicest words found in the best English authors. Being an abridgement of the most useful dictionaries now extant; together with the addition of a number of words now in vogue not found in an dictionary. In which the definitions are concisely given, the words so divided as to lead to the present mode of pronunciation, and by a typographical character, the sound of the vowels and accented syllables are distinctly pointed out; and the parts of speech noted and explained for the use of schools in America. By John Elliott, Pastor of the Church in East-Guilford, and Samuel Johnson, Junr. Author of the School Dictionary." In addition to the above, the work contains some general observations on the derivation of words, and an explanation of the inseparable prepositions, together wit a table correcting common errors in spelling and pronounciation[.].
- Elliott, John, 1768-1824
- Suffield [Conn] : Printed by Edward Gray, for Oliver D. & I Cook [i.e., Cooke], and sold by them in sheets, or bound, at their book store Hartford, 1800.
- The second edition. Published according to act of Congress.
- Physical Description:
- 32, 203 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 11 x 13 cm (16 mo)
- Additional Creators:
- Johnson, Samuel, 1757-1836
Johnson, Samuel, 1757-1836
Gray, Edward, 1778?-1805
Cooke, Oliver Dudley, 1766-1833
Cooke, Increase, 1773-1814
- Printed in two columns.
Reproduction of original from Library of Congress.
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- Citation/References Note:
- English Short Title Catalog, W22121.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Trumbull, J.H. Connecticut, 681
Evans, C. American bibliography, 37356
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