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Web·ster

(web'stĕr),
John, English chemist, 1878-1927. See: Webster test.

Web·ster

(web'stĕr),
John C., U.S. gynecologist, 1863-1950.
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98) NOAH WEBSTER, AMERICAN DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE "Every" (1828).
But unlike constitutions, statutory law reveals the details of educational law as practiced in the states, and the degree to which early republican education law was, as Robert Coram and Noah Webster observed, far from republican, and certainly not public in any modern sense.
It is only thanks to Noah Webster that we have had such freedom to send emails and look up worldwide web addresses over the past few decades.
Early 19th-century lexicographer Noah Webster campaigned for such Americanized spellings as public (not publick) and jail (not gaol).
As his name indicates, Izaak's ancestry can be traced to both Izaak Walton, the best known angler in history, and Noah Webster, the most famous of all lexicographers.
Following a discussion of the hegemony of a standard American vernacular in which the authority of Samuel Johnson is replaced by Noah Webster, the study turns to such seduction narratives as Samuel Richardson's Pamela and Clarissa, which Tennenhouse proposes prepare for William Hill Brown's The Power of Sympathy, Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin and Nathaniel Hawthorne's House of Seven Gables.
Subsequently, she described gay West Point cadets, chatty co-passengers, a New York deaf-mute asylum pervaded by "a general air of cheerfulness," a loud and animated minister whose words "breathed the very spirit of joy," and, finally, Noah Webster having a "serious but cheerful" manner.
Outside, in Greenfield Village, stood many architectural artifacts--a courthouse where Abraham Lincoln practiced law, Thomas Edison's laboratories, the homes of Stephen Foster and Noah Webster, a Southern plantation house, the Wright Brothers's bicycle shop, a gristmill, and a stagecoach tavern, to choose just a few examples--that had been purchased, carefully disassembled, and then rebuilt by Ford's carpenters and craftsmen.
He follows the history of the English language with a salute to forerunner linguists Samuel Johnson and Noah Webster and to the contributors who volunteered literary research and summaries of each word's beginning and acquired meanings through the medieval, Renaissance, and modern eras.
and letters to and from Washington, Noah Webster, and Gen.
A report to the Society on November 8, 1857, sowed the seeds for an entirely new dictionary, one which would dwarf Samuel Johnson's book of just 43,500 words and would eclipse the dictionary by the US scholar Noah Webster which listed 70,000.