BOOKISHNESS

\bˈʊkɪʃnəs], \bˈʊkɪʃnəs], \b_ˈʊ_k_ɪ_ʃ_n_ə_s]\
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1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
 
  • Overstudiousness.
1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
By Thomas Sheridan

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Board of Admiralty

  • organized by Continental Congress, October 28, 1779, from earlier more numerous Committee. consisted two members Congress five others and had charge of all naval marine affairs. It was abolished February 7, 1781, upon the creation Secretary Marine.
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