WORCESTER, JOSEPH E.
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(1784-1865), edited the "American Almanac" from 1831 to 1843. He published valuable textbooks on history and geography, and his '' Dictionary of the English Language," which attempted to represent the English language as it was, while Noah Webster's, in the original editions, represented it as Webster thought it ought to be.
By John Franklin Jameson
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- A constituent common wax soluble in alcohol; waxy substance obtained from alcohol digested on grated cork; an ore of cerium. The part of bees wax soluble in boiling alcohol.