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A new general English dictionary : peculiarly calculated for the use and improvement of such as are unacquainted with the learned languages : wherein the difficult words, and technical terms made use of in anatomy, architecture, arithmetick ... are not only fully explain'd, but accented on their proper syllables ... : To which is prefixed, a compendious English grammar ... : Together with a supplement, of the proper names of the most noted kingdoms, provinces, cities, towns, rivers, &c. throughout the known world. As also of the most celebrated emperors, kings, queens ... / Originally begun by the late Reverend Mr. Thomas Dyche ... ; And now finish'd by William Pardon

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