This work waa baaed oi^ the foundation laid by Xoah Webster and other lexicographers. As this dictionary (published by ouraelv Ea) had been recently revised and waa in general use, it was thought that with comparatively little change it could be made to serve the purpose of the present woric. Nevertheless, this work is expensive, so in order to keep providing tliis resource, we liave taken steps to prevent abuse by commercial parties, including placing technical restrictions on automated querying. We also ask that you: Make non-commercial use of the files We designed Google Book Search for use by individuals, and we request that you use these files for personal, non-commercial purposes. Google This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. a DO-IUS medidne to TJie form of a so K rounded mass, larger than an ordinary pill: hence, anything dtsagreable whlcb must b. It has survived long enough for the copyright to expire and the book to enter the public domain. a rn* veto UU-l Utli-^a Qf Q[^ j Q ^ mine: beoeo, anything which brings wealth or good fortonft- bon-bon i'Sg=i,„';- .•.. makes himself reapcmslble for another's pay- ment of a debt, appearance for trial, eti^ hivti A aolt woolen a Dan-ne L ,„;ro by men In Scot Utnd; mmu's or ch Ud'a □utdcx H' hwd-coverin amll T tiovln B Btrlngs. a po Ut In] ilug term wui*-*»*c meuilng monev paid (or Tote*, tr pi Milal Influmce: bribe moner: gi»'), b. Google Book Search helps readers discover the world's books while helping authors and publishers reach new audiences. These diacritical marks win 1'=^ mi be easily understood. You can search through the full text of this book on the web at | //books .google .com/I b, Google I IV, Google ., G^ojflc'/\' b, Google b, Google b, Google b, Google b, Google b, Google «/ ^ 11 |i^ In 17 THE WINSTO n T "'v'f" SIMPLIFIED DICTIONARY INCLUDING ALL THE WORDS IN COMMON USE DEFINED SO THAT THEY CAN BE EASILY UNDERSTOOD Edited by WILLIAM D. No attempt has been made to indicate obscure and difficult distinctions. of wtedom and of war: callul by the [tomeju Mlnem- ath-e-ne-um S'^"*(-'om'i)"J5'"atht" nea l-d)! an Institution or club dc\-ot«t to the study of lli«ratiire and art: a liuildlng used as a llbiary or reading room.
Tlie Glossary of Business Terms also is of great value in these days when the practical affairs of life are claiming larger and larger attentitm in schools. Winston's Simplified Dictionary is not a revision of an older work nor an abridgment of a larger dictionary. DICTIONARY OF MYTHOLOGICAL AND CLASSICAL NAMES DICn ONARY OF FOREIGN WORDS AND PHRASES DICTIONARY OF NAMES AND PLACES GLOSSARY OF BUSINESS TERMS ' PREFIXES AND SUFFIXES ABBREVIATIONS USED IN WRITING AND PRINTING...
The experienced and efficient teachers who produced it have chosen a vocabulary with special reference to educational needs; they have expanded and illustrated the definitions so as to make them immediately intelligible; they have included the new words that are coming into our vocabulary in such profusion; they have introduced new features that have long been needed in a practical everyday dictionary for school and home, and have avoided the error of defining difficult words by repeating the words them- selves, or by introducing other words equally difficult. PREFACE HOW OUR LANGUAGE HAS GROWN Maexkb New Wordb SIMPLE RULES FOR SPELLING DERIVATIVE WORDS.... SYMBOLS USED IN WRITING AND PRINTING TABLES OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES b, Google PUBLISHER'S STATEMENT.
EXPLANATORY NOTES ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THIS BOOK A GUIDE TO PRONUNCIATION Kxr TO THK Si QNB Indicating Sound DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. In a very literal senee, The Winston Simplified Dictionary ia a new and or^nal work.
The publishere feel that eome account of the proo MS by which it was made ia due to the editors, compilers, and the large corpa of asaiatantti, who for more than three years worked diligently in ita preparation.
The publiahers placed in the hands of the editors as a basis for their work, a dictionary aomewhat larger than the present volume, and very similar to the dictionaries in general use.