The All American Dictionary
- Webster's 1828 Dictionary contains the foundation of America's heritage and principal beliefs. It is contemporary with the American Constitution.
- It is an excellent reference for classical literature, Bible studies, history papers, and the ground work of explanation and reasoning for America's national documents.
- Christian readers will find it rewarding to compare Webster's definitions of such words as: marriage, education, sin, law, faith, and prayer, with those given in any modern dictionary. The difference gives an appreciation of early American values.
- A breath of fresh air in an era of political correctness and subjectivism.
Word of the Day:
SCOFF, verb intransitive [Gr. The primary sense is probably to throw. But I do not find the word in the English and Greek sense, in any modern language except the English.]
To treat with insolent ridicule, mockery or contumelious language; to manifest contempt by derision; with at. To scoff at religion and sacred things is evidence of extreme weakness and folly, as well as of wickedness.
They shall scoff at the kings. Habakkuk 1:10.
SCOFF, verb transitive To treat with derision or scorn.
SCOFF, noun Derision, ridicule, mockery or reproach, expressed in language of contempt; expression of scorn or contempt.
With scoffs and scorns and contumelious taunts.