|Author:||Meriton, George, 1634-1711.|
|Title:||Nomenclatura clericalis, or, The young clerk's vocabulary in English and Latine being a collection of several useful and necessary things digested into several sections, under proper heads, very necessary and useful, not only for young clerks, but also for young scholars, apothecaries, chirurgions, coroners, clerks of the peace, &c. and several other persons : in this vocabulary are several hundreds of English words rendred into Latine, not elsewhere to be found : and after all are several presidents of warrants, and other things useful for young clarks, not in print in any other books / by George Meriton ...|
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Nomenclatura clericalis, or, The young clerk's vocabulary in English and Latine being a collection of several useful and necessary things digested into several sections, under proper heads, very necessary and useful, not only for young clerks, but also for young scholars, apothecaries, chirurgions, coroners, clerks of the peace, &c. and several other persons : in this vocabulary are several hundreds of English words rendred into Latine, not elsewhere to be found : and after all are several presidents of warrants, and other things useful for young clarks, not in print in any other books / by George Meriton ...
Meriton, George, 1634-1711.
London: Printed for Richard Lambert ..., 1685.
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
Clerks of court -- England.
Law -- Terms and phrases.
Clerks of court -- Nomenclature.
English language -- Dictionaries -- Latin.
Latin language -- Dictionaries -- English.
TO THE PRACTITIONERS OF THE Common Law of England.
THE CONTENTS Of the several SECTIONS IN THIS NOMENCLATƲRE.
SECT. I. Of Additions and Titles of Honour, Nobility, Gentility, Office, Trade, Calling, &c. belonging to Men and Women, promiscuously set down after the order of the Alphabet, and not according to Precedency of Place; more copiously set down than in any Tract yet extant, few or no Additions being omitted, saving, such as belong to Officers about the Court, Military and Sea-Service, which are so numerous that they would take up a whole Book by themselves; and are seldome or never met with in our Law-Proceedings.
SECT. II. Of Apparel and Cloathing, and other Necessaries and Ornaments belonging to Men, Women, and Children.
SECT. III. Of Beasts, Cattel, Serpents, Worms, Flies, and other Insects and Animals.
SECT. IV. Of Birds and Fowls, Great and Small, Wild Tame.
SECT. V. 〈…〉 the sevéral Bishopricks, Counties and Cities in England and Wales, and also of several great Towns therein; Together with the Days of the Week, Months of the Year, Days of the Month: and also of the Festival and other Remarkable Days in the Year, and of Time, and the division thereof. Together with •he Beginning and Ending of the Terms, and the Returns thereof-
SECT. VI. Of the Bodies of Men, Women and Children, and • several parts thereof, as well External as Inten• together with the several Distempers, Infirmities • Diseases, which they are often Subject to, and • of the Beauties and Deformities, Humors, C••¦stitutions, and Inclinations of several Persons; • which are added the five senses, and the Pro•• of Age from Infancy to old Age.
SECT. VII. Of Churches, and Chappels, with their Appurtenances.
SECT. VIII. Cloth, both Woollen and Linen, Stuffs, Druggits, Silks, Leathers, &c.
SECT. IX. •f Playing Cards, Dice, Tables, and several other Sports and Games, and also of Musical Instruments, and many things thereunto belonging.
SECT. X. Of Colours of all, or most Sorts.
SECT. XI. Of Doggs.
SECT. XII. Of Fishes.
SECT. XIII. Of Fruits, Roots, Grains, and Seed•
SECT. XIV▪ Of Flowers, Grass, and Herbs.
SECT. XV▪ Of H•uses, Castles and Buildings, great and small; Together with their several Materials, Apartments, Rooms, Cellars, Shops, out-houses, Orchards, Gar∣dens, Fish ponds, Parks, Warrens, Mills, &c.
SECT. XVI. Of Household-Goods, and Implements of Household-Stuff.
SECT. XVII. Of Husbandry, and many things there∣unto belonging.
SECT. XVIII. Of several Instruments, Tools, and Implements used by Tradesmen, and of many things made by them, and used by other Persons.
SECT. XIX. Of Meats and Drinks, and oth•• Victuals, &c.
SECT. XX. Of Mines, Minerals, Metalls, Silve• Coines, Stones, Powders and Ashes▪
SECT. XXI. The most usual Christian Names • Men.
SECT. XXII. The most usual Christian Names of Women.
SECT. XXIII. Of Numbers, from one to Ten Hundred Thousand or a Million.
SECT. XXV. Of Spices, Groceries, and several Oint∣ments, Oils, Gums, Drugs, &c.
SECT. XXVI. Of Trees and Shrubs.
SECT. XXVII. Of Weights, and several sorts of Mea∣sures both Wet and Dry.
SECT. XXVIII. Precedents of Warrants upon mesne Process, Executi∣ons, &c. And some other common things necessary, and very us•ful for Young Clerks, at their first coming to their Masters.