What is Nathan Bailey?

  • (noun): English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently; his work was used as a reference by Samuel Johnson (died in 1742).
    Synonyms: Bailey, Nathaniel Bailey

Nathan Bailey

Nathan Bailey (died 27 June 1742) was an English philologist and lexicographer.

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Nathan Bailey - Works
... Bailey, with John Kersey the Younger, was a pioneer of English lexicography, and changed the scope of dictionaries of the language ... Bailey's An Universal Etymological English Dictionary, from its publication in 1721, became the most popular English dictionary of the 18th century, and went through nearly thirty ... Bailey had collaborators, for example John Martyn who worked on botanical terms in 1725 ...
2009 Seattle Mariners Season - Regular Season - Game Log
3 April 8 @ Twins 6–5 Slowey (1–0) Silva (0–1) Nathan (1) 22,270 1–2 4 April 9 @ Twins 2–0 Washburn (1–0) Perkins (0–1) Morrow (1) 20,105 2–2 5 April 10. 11,738 72–64 137 September 5 @ Athletics 9–5 Anderson (8–10) French (4–5) Bailey (22) 16,495 72–65 138 September 6 @ Athletics 5–2 G ... Gonzalez (5–5) Kelley (4–2) Bailey (23) 16,188 72–66 139 September 8 @ Angels 3 – 2 Palmer (10–1) Batista (6–4) 37,725 72–67 140 September 9 ...
United States Senate Special Elections - List of Special Elections
... Feb 5, 1802 No appointment DeWitt Clinton (DR) Feb 9, 1802 Mar 4, 1807 New York Theodorus Bailey (DR) Resigned Jan 16, 1804 No appointment John Armstrong, Jr. 1912 Key Pittman (D) Jan 23, 1913 Mar 4, 1917 Texas Joseph Weldon Bailey (D) Resigned Jan 3, 1913 Rienzi Melville Johnston (D) Jan 4, 1913 Morris Sheppard (D) Jan 23, 1913 Mar 4, 1913 Arkansas Jeff Davis ... Cordell Hull (D) Resigned Mar 4, 1933 Nathan L ...

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