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table alphabeticall [by] Robert Cawdrey.

Robert Cawdry

table alphabeticall [by] Robert Cawdrey.

by Robert Cawdry

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Published by Theatrum Orbis Terrarum in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1700

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe English experience, its record in early printed books published in facsimile, no. 226, The English experience -- no. 226
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE891 C3 1604AB
    The Physical Object
    Pagination133p.
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18027809M

      The first book generally regarded as the first English dictionary was written as Robert Cawdrey, a schoolmaster and former Church of England clergyman, in Cawdrey made use of wordlists published earlier in educational texts, such as Richard M. The first book that can prop-erly be called an English dictionary, Robert Cawdrey's A Table Alphabeticall, declares on the title page of its first edition in that it has been "gatheredfor the benefit & helpe of Ladies, Gentle-women, or any other unskilfull persons. Whereby they may the.

    In its new edition the book has been vastly enhanced by a lengthy and invaluable introduction by Gabriele Stein, Professor of English Linguistics in Heidelberg and author of The English Dictionary before Cawdrey (). Chapter II ROBERT CAWDREYS A Table Alphabeticall "This edition made from the sole surviving copy of the first printing in of 'A Table Alphabeticall' by Robert Cawdrey, now in the Bodleian Library, shelfmark Arch. A f. (2)" -- T.p. verso. Contributor: Cawdrey, Robert Table alphabeticall. Uniform title: Oxford English dictionary.

    Product Information. Here is a real treat for lovers of English - the very first dictionary in our language. Contrary to popular opinion, this hour goes t to Samuel Johnson, whose definitive tome appeared in , but to Robert Cawdrey, who published his Table Alphabeticall in /5(1). Robert Cawdrey’s A Table Alphabeticall. The first English dictionary, A Table Alphabeticall, was compiled by English school teacher, Robert Cawdrey and published in London in However, it was found rather unreliable. The first edition of the dictionary was just pages long and contained only 2, words, many of which were obscure.


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Description. Robert Cawdrey's Table Alphabeticall, published inwas the first single-language English dictionary ever lists approximately words, defining each one with a simple table alphabeticall [by] Robert Cawdrey.

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It lists words, defining each one with a simple and brief description. It did not include any words beginning with the letters W, X, or Y.

Thomas Cawdrey worked on improvements to the Table Alphabeticall. While he was a rector, Robert Cawdrey wrote A Short and Fruitefull Treatise of the Profit of Catechising in He revised this work and published a second edition in Cawdrey also published A Treasurie or Store-House of Similes inand again in A Table.

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Robert Cawdrey's Table Alphabeticall, published inwas the first single-language English dictionary ever pages, it presents a selection of 2, words and their first-ever definitions. Cawdrey subtitled his dictionary “for the benefit of Ladies, Gentlewomen, and other unskilled folk”: his aim was to create an in-depth guide for the lesser educated who might.

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A Table Alphabeticall, contayning and teaching the true writing and vnderstanding of hard vsuall English words, borrowed from the Hebrew, Greeke, Latine, or French&c. Set forth by R. i.e. Robert Cawdrey newly corrected and much inlarged The 3.

edition. Contrary to popular opinion, this honour goes not to Samuel Johnson, whose definitive tome appeared inbut to Robert Cawdrey, who published his Table Alphabeticall in Written for the benefit of Ladies, Gentlewomen or any other unskilfull persons, this was not a book for scholars but was aimed squarely at the non-fiction best-seller.

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Robert Cawdrey, A Table Alphabetical () Details Full Text EEBO/TCP Search." Ian Lancashire, Editor. Content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Robert Cawdrey produced one of the first dictionaries of the English language, the Table Alphabeticall, in Buy The First English Dictionary, Robert Cawdrey's A Table Alphabeticall 1st ed by Cawdrey, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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A Table Alphabeticall is the first English dictionary, meaning that it is the earliest known book dedicated exclusively to defining English words in terms of other English this work, Cawdrey only defines the common yet difficult words.

But that lineage is wrong: Robert Cawdrey published his Table Alphabeticall inyears before Johnson’s tome, and it is now republished here for the first time in over years. This edition, prepared from the sole surviving copy of the first printing, documents Cawdrey’s fascinating selection of 2, words and their first-ever /5(11).

Product Information. Here is a real treat for lovers of English - the very first dictionary in our language. Contrary to popular opinion, this honour goes not to Samuel Johnson, whose definitive tome appeared inbut to Robert Cawdrey, who published his Table Alphabeticall in Written for the benefit of Ladies, Gentlewomen or any other unskilfull persons, this was not a book 5/5(1).

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Contrary to popular opinion, this honour goes not to Samuel Johnson, whose definitive tome appeared inbut to Robert Cawdrey, who published his Table Alphabeticall in Written for the benefit of Ladies, Gentlewomen or any other unskilfull persons, this was not a book for scholars but /5.But that lineage is wrong: Robert Cawdrey published his Table Alphabeticall inyears before Johnsons tome, and it is now republished here for the first time in over years.

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