Joseph Emerson 1784-1865; U.S. lexicographer
city in E England, in Hereford and Worcester: county district pop. 81,000
city in central Mass.: pop. 173,000
See Worcester in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A borough of west-central England on the Severn River south-southwest of Birmingham. Oliver Cromwell and the Parliamentarian army gained their final victory over Charles II and the Scottish army here on September 3, 1651. Population: 94,000.
A city of central Massachusetts west of Boston. It is a commercial, industrial, and educational center. Population: 175,000.
A trademark used for a fine porcelain made in Worcester, England.
, Joseph Emerson 1784-1865.
American lexicographer. The publication of his Comprehensive Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language (1830) brought charges of plagiarism from Noah Webster and started the battle known as the “Dictionary War.”