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The new pocket dictionary of the French and English languages. In two parts. I. French and English. II. English and French. Containing All Words of general Use, and authorized by the best Writers. As Also Distinguishing the several Parts of Speech, with the Gender of Nouns in the French Language. To which are added, The Accents of the English Words, for the Use of Foreigners; and an Alphabetical List of the most common Christian Names, with their Significations from the original Languages. Carefully compiled from the most approved Dictionaries, French and English, particularly from that of the Royal Academy at Paris. By Thomas Nugent, LL.D. The second edition, greatly improved, with the Addition of upwards of Thirteen Thousand Words, besides a very useful Supplement, containing the Names of the most remarkable Empires, Kingdoms, States, Islands, Provinces, Cities, Mountains, Seas, Gulphs, Straits, Rivers, &c. The Names of ancient and modern Nations; together with the Names of remarkable Men, Women, Surnames of Sovereigns, &c. both in French and English; which will prove of great Use to those who read or translate History, Geography, Mythology, Poetry, &c. and are not to be found in any other French and English Dictionaries now extant. By J. S. Charrier, Teacher of the French Language, Geography, and the Use of the Globes.

Nugent, Thomas, 1700?-1772.
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London : printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1774.

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[564]p. ; 18⁰.

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ESTC T74036
Alston, XII 711

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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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