- the writing, editing, or compiling of dictionaries.
- the principles and procedures involved in writing, editing, or compiling dictionaries.
Origin of lexicography
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Associated words: lexicography, lexicographer, lexicographic.Putnam's Word Book
Louis A. Flemming
And for more than 300 years after the Conquest English lexicography stood still.
But only two independent contributions to the development of lexicography were made in the earlier half of the nineteenth century.
Johnson's great work raised English lexicography altogether to a higher level.
He composed numerous and valuable works on grammar, lexicography, poetics and ecclesiastical biography.Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)
- the process or profession of writing or compiling dictionaries
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Word Origin and History for lexicography
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