LEME: Lexicons of Early Modern English

A "historical database of monolingual, bilingual, and polyglot dictionaries, lexical encyclopedias, hard-word glossaries, spelling lists, and lexically-valuable treatises surviving in print or manuscript from about 1475 to 1755 ....Charles C. Fries would have recognized LEME to be a source of "contemporary comments" that illustrate word usage."


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  • From the advent of printing to about 1755

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