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The "Second Part" of Cockeram's Dictionarie (1623): reconsidering its source materials

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Presented at Historical Dictionaries session
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Compiled in the heyday or the dictionary of hard words, the "Second Part" of Henry Cockeram's English Dictionarie (1623), the part for providing information on how "vulgar" words can be replaced by "refined" terms, has drawn the special attention of authorities. For instance, Leo Wiener remarked that "Cockeram's dictionary thus becomes a valuable source of information in regard to words that were commonly used" ('English lexicography' in MLN, XI, 177).

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Soka Women's College, Tokyo, Japan
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2011-02-16

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