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:
1. Properly, becoming; suitable: whence, handsome; graceful. Applied to person or form, it denotes symmetry or due proportion, but it expresses less than beautiful or elegant.
I have seen a son of Jesse ... comely person. 1 Samuel 16:18.
I will not conceal his comely proportion. Job 41:12.
2. Decent; suitable; proper; becoming; suited to time, place, circumstances or persons.
Praise is comely for the upright. Psalms 33:1.
It is comely that a woman pray to God uncovered? 1 Corinthians 11:13.
O what a world is this, when what is comely envenoms him that bears it.
COMELY, adverb Handsomely; gracefully.