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Pickwickian dictionary and cyclopaedia

Percy Fitzgerald

Pickwickian dictionary and cyclopaedia

by Percy Fitzgerald

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Published by Fitzgerald and Spencer in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dickens, Charles, -- 1812-1870.

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    Statementby Percy Fitzgerald.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20152438M

    As nouns the difference between encyclopedia and cyclopaedia is that encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference work (often spanning several printed volumes) with in-depth articles (usually arranged in alphabetical order, or sometimes arranged by category) on a range of subjects, sometimes general, sometimes limited to a particular field while cyclopaedia is. I have a book called Farm Economy, a Cyclopedia of Agriculture for the Practical Farmer and His Family, with a section titled "A Special Department on Labor Saving Methods for the Housewife." The section starts by pointing out that many improved implements and methods were routinely used by the farmer to ease his labor, but that his home, "which exceeds the field in importance," had not.

    The New Dictionary of Thoughts book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Quotations from the best authors of the world, both a /5. item Fitzgerald, Percy. The Pickwickian Dictionary and Cyclopaedia. (W.T. Spencer ) item Fitzgerald, Percy. Rochester and Charles Dickens. (reprinted from the Rochester and Chatham Journal ) item / Fitzgerald, Percy. The Life of .

      pickwickian; Etymology. Pickwick +‎ -ian, from The Pickwick Papers () by Charles Dickens, in which members of the Pickwick Club explain away unparliamentary language as having been uttered "in the Pickwickian sense". Adjective. Pickwickian (comparative more Pickwickian, superlative most Pickwickian). Pickwickian. A Pickwickian statement or turn of phrase is one that is meant or understood in a different sense than the usual one, particularly if the term would ordinarily be considered offensive. The word comes from the name of the lead character in Charles Dickens novel The Pickwick Papers, Samuel Pickwick, a good-natured but naive fellow who frequently uses conventionally offensive words.


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The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club (also known as The Pickwick Papers) was Charles Dickens's first novel. Because of his success with of Sketches by Boz published in Dickens was asked by the publisher Chapman & Hall to supply descriptions to explain a series of comic "cockney sporting plates" by illustrator Robert Seymour, and to connect them into a : Charles Dickens ("Boz").

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(pɪkˈwɪkɪən) adj. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) of, relating to, or resembling Mr Pickwick in Charles Dickens' The Pickwick Papers, esp in being naive or benevolent.

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Cyclopædia: or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (two volumes in folio) was an encyclopedia published by Ephraim Chambers in London inand reprinted in numerous editions in the eighteenth century.

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