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An American Dictionary of the English Language

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Title An American Dictionary of the English Language
Description Noah Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language was first published in 1828. This 1841 edition, Webster's personal copy, contains handwritten annotations throughout, such as his enhancement of the definition of "lunch" to include a verb form: "to take a lunch or occasional refreshment."
Creator Noah Webster
Source Rare Book Division
Publisher Noah Webster
Date 1841
Relation New Haven, CT

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Noah Webster, “An American Dictionary of the English Language,” Lunch Hour NYC, accessed December 13, 2017, http://exhibitions.nypl.org/lunchhour/items/show/414.