James Howell's Lexicon Tetraglotton (1660) frontispiece,
Courtesy of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
Read more about this image

LEME searches and displays word-entries from monolingual English dictionaries, bilingual lexicons, technical vocabularies, and other encyclopedic-lexical works, 1480-1755. More...


Word of the day
Paragráfo, a paragrafe, a parafe, whatsoeuer is contained in one sentence.
John Minsheu, A Dictionary in Spanish and English (1599)

Ian Lancashire, Editor. We welcome your comments and questions.
University of Toronto Libraries TAPoR Toronto University of Toronto Press