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  1. Worcester, Joseph Emerson Worcester(noun)

    United States lexicographer who was accused of plagiarism by Noah Webster (1784-1865)


  1. Joseph Emerson Worcester

    Joseph Emerson Worcester was an American lexicographer who was the chief competitor to Noah Webster of Webster's Dictionary in the mid-nineteenth-century. Their rivalry became known as the "dictionary wars". Worcester's dictionaries focused on traditional pronunciation and spelling, unlike Noah Webster's attempts to Americanize words. Worcester was respected by American writers and his dictionary maintained a strong hold on the American marketplace until a later, posthumous version of Webster's book appeared in 1864. After Worcester's death in 1865, their war ended.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of joseph emerson worcester in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of joseph emerson worcester in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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