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A New Dictionary of the English Language

“One of London’s most despised, drunken, and morally degenerate hack writers…”

For this week’s student dictionary report from the course English 320: History of the English Language…a tale of a particularly roguish lexicographer: Kenrick, William. A New Dictionary of the English Language. London: Printed for J. and F. Rivington, W. Johnston, T. Longman, and T. Cadell, 1773. PE25 .R62 V. 206   Writer William Kenrick was born […]