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How Abstract is the English Dictionary?
(John Benjamins Publishing Company, 1986)
I present evidence from the early history of English lexicography that will show the extent to which the 'tradition' (be it mildly labelled as influence or harshly labelled as plagiarism) can be adequately described as a ...
The Construction of Entries in the 'ALPHABETICAL DICTIONARY'(1668) of John Wilkins and William Lloyd
(Max Niemeyer Verlag, 1984)
The primary lexicographical component of An Essay towards a Real Character and a Philosophical Language (1668), the ALPHABETICAL DICTIONARY (with William Lloyd as co-author), has received only passing mention ...
John Wilkins’ and William Lloyd's Alphabetical Dictionary (1668): Towards a comprehensive, and systematically defined, lexicon.
The scholarship on the history of English lexicography has left the Alphabetical Dictionary by John Wilkins and William Lloyd outside of the standard chronology of important developments in lexicography. Since the dictionary ...