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Cocker's English dictionary, containing, an explanation of the most refined and difficult words and Terms in Divinity, Philosophy, Law, Physick, Mathematicks, Navigation, Husbandry, Military Discipline, with other Arts and Sciences: And the Derivation of them from the Hebrew, Greek, Latin, Italian, Spanish, French, and other Languages. Likewise, Historical Remarks upon the Lives and Actions of Emperors, Popes, Kings, Queens, Princes, with a great number of other Persons of Note, both in the former and latter Ages of the World. With Brief Observations upon the Reign of every English Monarch from King William the Conqueror to this Time. Also a short View of what is Considerable in every County of England and Wales. With Variety of other Memorable Matters. A Work very Necessary for all Persons, who desire to understand the Affairs of the World, as well as the Language and Transactions of their own Country. By Edward Cocker, the late Famous Practitioner in Writing and Arithmetick. Publish'd from the author's copy: and in this second edition very much enlarged and altered: by John Hawkins

  • Cocker, Edward, 1631-1675.
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London : printed for T. Norris at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge, C. Brown at the Crown in Newgate-Street, and A. Bettesworth at the Red Lyon in Pater-Noster-Row, 1715.

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[288]p. ; 8⁰.

References note

Alston, V 87
ESTC T30889

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.


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