AN AMERICAN GLOSSARY.

AN

AMERICAN GLOSSARY

BEING AN ATTEMPT TO ILLUSTRATE CERTAIN
AMERICANISMS UPON HISTORICAL PRINCIPLES

BY

RICHARD H. THORNTON

OF THB PHILADELPHIA BAR
LAW PROFESSOR IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, ISM-IMS

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"The new circumstances under which we are placed call for new words, new phrases,
and (or the transfer of old words to new objects. An American dialect will therefore
be formed."— Thonuu Jeffenon to John Waldo, Auguit IS, ISIS, from Montvxllo.

PHILADELPHIA:
J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY.

LONDON:
FRANCIS Jc CO
13, BREAM'S BUILDINGS, CHANCERY LANE, E.C.

1912

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