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Johnson's Dictionary



TresayreTresayre on 02/01/2010

JohnsonsDictionary Photo Samuel Johnson did not write the first English Dictionary but he was the first to use quotations to demonstrate how words were used. This quiz is about some of the unusual words that were included in his dictionary. Come on, have a bit of fun with this quiz!
10 Questions




Rating:  (7.89/9)
Difficulty:  Difficult
Taken: 62 times

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Comments (5)
perecg
Perecg  (Level: 174.1)
Sat, 6th Feb '10 8:58 AM

excellent


onepsalm
Onepsalm  (Level: 122.5)
Fri, 5th Feb '10 11:03 PM

From Dictionary.com: Caesious
C[ae]"si*ous, a. [L. caesius bluish gray.] (Nat. Hist.) Of the color of lavender; pale blue with a slight mixture of gray. --Lindley.
No green mentioned here. I think gray is as accurate a definition as bluish or grayish green.


bradd
Bradd  (Level: 193.7)
Tue, 2nd Feb '10 4:59 PM

good quiz


hallind
Hallind  (Level: 62.0)
Tue, 2nd Feb '10 2:17 PM

tWICE AS MANY AS I THOUGHT I GOT CORRECT


mikpfs
Mikpfs  (Level: 11.2)
Tue, 2nd Feb '10 12:40 AM

Yes, it was fun.








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