HOME
SIGN UP LOGIN
https://1828.mshaffer.com
Tuesday - December 18, 2018

In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructed... No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people.
- Preface

1828 Noah Webster Dictionary
  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z   <3

Search, browse, and study this dictionary to learn more about the early American, Christian language.

1828.mshaffer.comWord [dag]

0
0
Cite this! Share Definition on Facebook Share Definition on Twitter Simple Definition Word-definition Evolution

dag

DAG, n. A dagger; a hand-gun; a pistol.

DAG, n. Dew.

DAG, n.

1. a loose end, as of locks of wool; called also dag-locks.

2. A leather latchet.

DAG, v.t.

1. To daggle.

2. To cut into slips.




Evolution (or devolution) of this word [dag]

1828 Webster1844 Webster1913 Webster

DAG, n. A dagger; a hand-gun; a pistol.

DAG, n. Dew.

DAG, n.

1. a loose end, as of locks of wool; called also dag-locks.

2. A leather latchet.

DAG, v.t.

1. To daggle.

2. To cut into slips.


DAG, n.1 [Fr. dague, from thrusting.]

A dagger; a hand-gun; a pistol. [Not in use.] Burton.


DAG, n.2

Dew. [Not in use.]


DAG, n.3 [Sax. dag.]

  1. A loose end, as of locks of wool; called also dag-locks. Bailey.
  2. A leathern latchet.

DAG, v.t.

  1. To daggle. [Not in use.]
  2. To cut into slips. [Obs.] Chaucer.

Dag
  1. A dagger; a poniard.

    [Obs.] Johnson.
  2. A misty shower; dew.

    [Obs.]
  3. A loose end; a dangling shred.

    Daglocks, clotted locks hanging in dags or jags at a sheep's tail. Wedgwood.

  4. To daggle or bemire.

    [Prov. Eng.] Johnson.
  5. To be misty; to drizzle.

    [Prov. Eng.]
  6. A large pistol formerly used.

    [Obs.]

    The Spaniards discharged their dags, and hurt some. Foxe.

    A sort of pistol, called dag, was used about the same time as hand guns and harquebuts. Grose.

  7. To cut into jags or points; to slash; as, to dag a garment.

    [Obs.] Wright.
  8. The unbranched antler of a young deer.
1828 Webster1844 Webster1913 Webster

Thank you for visiting!

  • Our goal is to try and improve the quality of the digital form of this dictionary being historically true and accurate to the first American dictionary. Read more ...
  • Below you will find three sketches from a talented artist and friend depicting Noah Webster at work. Please tell us what you think.
Divine Study
  • Divine StudyDivine Study
    Divine Study
Window of Reflection
  • Window of ReflectionWindow of Reflection
    Window of Reflection
Enlightening Grace
  • Enlightening GraceEnlightening Grace
    Enlightening Grace

73

577

64

625

87

612
Dag

DAG, noun A dagger; a hand-gun; a pistol.

DAG, noun Dew.

DAG, noun

1. a loose end, as of locks of wool; called also dag-locks.

2. A leather latchet.

DAG, verb transitive

1. To daggle.

2. To cut into slips.

Why 1828?

0
2
 


It gives the original meaning of words

— Patryce

Word of the Day

importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

Random Word

discern

DISCERN, v.t. s as z. [L., to separate or distinguish, Gr.]

1. To separate by the eye, or by the understanding. Hence,

2. To distinguish; to see the difference between two or more things; to discriminate; as, to discern the blossom-buds from the leaf-buds of plants.

Discern thou what is thine--Genesis 31.

3. To make the difference.

For nothing else discerns the virtue or the vice.

4. To discover; to see; to distinguish by the eye.

I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding. Proverbs 7.

5. To discover by the intellect; to distinguish; hence, to have knowledge of; to judge.

So is my lord the king to discern good and bad. 2 Samuel 14.

A wise mans heart discerneth time and judgment. Ecclesiastes 8.

DISCERN, v.i.

1. To see or understand the difference; to make distinction; as, to discern between good and evil, truth and falsehood.

2. To have judicial cognizance.

Noah's 1828 Dictionary

First dictionary of the American Language!

Noah Webster, the Father of American Christian education, wrote the first American dictionary and established a system of rules to govern spelling, grammar, and reading. This master linguist understood the power of words, their definitions, and the need for precise word usage in communication to maintain independence. Webster used the Bible as the foundation for his definitions.

This standard reference tool will greatly assist students of all ages in their studies.

No other dictionary compares with the Webster's 1828 dictionary. The English language has changed again and again and in many instances has become corrupt. The American Dictionary of the English Language is based upon God's written word, for Noah Webster used the Bible as the foundation for his definitions. This standard reference tool will greatly assist students of all ages in their studies. From American History to literature, from science to the Word of God, this dictionary is a necessity. For homeschoolers as well as avid Bible students it is easy, fast, and sophisticated.


Regards,


monte

{x:

Project:: 1828 Reprint










Hard-cover Edition

155

309

Compact Edition

125

106

CD-ROM

103

82

* As a note, I have purchased each of these products. In fact, as we have been developing the Project:: 1828 Reprint, I have purchased several of the bulky hard-cover dictionaries. My opinion is that the 2000-page hard-cover edition is the only good viable solution at this time. The compact edition was a bit disappointing and the CD-ROM as well.



[ + ]
Add Search To Your Site


Our goal is to convert the facsimile dictionary (PDF available: v1 and v2) to reprint it and make it digitally available in several formats.

Overview of Project

  1. Image dissection
  2. Text Emulation
  3. Dictionary Formatting
  4. Digital Applications
  5. Reprint

Please visit our friends:

{ourFriends}

Learn more about U.S. patents:

{ourPatent}

Privacy Policy

We want to provide the best 1828 dictionary service to you. As such, we collect data, allow you to login, and we want your feedback on other features you would like.

For details of our terms of use, please read our privacy policy here.

Page loaded in 0.326 seconds. [1828: 25, T:0]


1828 Noah Webster Dictionary

^ return to top
Back to Top