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1828: Noah Webster published his American Dictionary of the English Language.
Joshua Kendall argues that Noah Webster, a man who made significant contributions to early American nationalism and in 1828 published the groundbreaking American Dictionary of the English Language, is a forgotten founding father.
NEW YEAR'S IN SE ASIAN CULTURES 1828: Noah Webster published his American Dictionary of the English Language.
Schoolchildren and college students who encounter the great work electronically have no way to fathom its physical might and bulk, and its weighty difference from all those other online dictionaries-whether today's Merriam-Webster or its forebear, Noah Webster's 1828 American Dictionary of the English Language, which in its online versions is sadly stripped of all quotations save those from the Bible.
In his American Dictionary of the English Language (1828), he went back to crowd, feather, group, island, instead, leopard, sew, soot, steady, thread, threat, thumb and women.
See an etymological variant in The American Dictionary of the English Language (1969-78) under hanker 'From dialectal hank, probably from Dutch (dialectal) hankeren',(4) apparently holding with the hare and hunting with the hounds.
The monumental American Dictionary of the English Language by Noah Webster was published, a labor of more than 20 years.

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