By Samuel Johnson

ISBN-10: 0141441577

ISBN-13: 9780141441573

Surprising, colourful, and long-forgotten entries from the main recognized dictionary within the historical past of the English language

Samuel Johnson's best-known paintings, A Dictionary of the English Language (1755), is the main influential and idiosyncratic lexicon ever written and was once utilized by Jane Austen and Charles Dickens, the Brontës and the Brownings, Thomas Hardy and Oscar Wilde. This anthology comprises 4,000 of the main consultant, wonderful, and traditionally interesting entries, protecting matters from style to nutrition, technology to intercourse, and given in complete with unique spelling and examples of utilization from Shakespeare to Milton.

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