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THE

ETYMOLOGICAL COMPENDIUM ;

OR,

PORTFOLIO

OF, ORIGINS AND INVENTIONS:

COMPRISING

LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND GOVERN- TITLES, DIGNITIES, AND INSIGNIA.
MENT.

PARLIAMENT, LAWS, AND PLOTS.
ARCHITECTURE AND SCULPTURE.

UNIVERSITIES AND RELIGIOUS SECTS.
MUSIC, PAINTING, AND ENGRAVING. EPITHETS AND PHRASES.
DISCOVERIES AND INVENTIONS.

REMARKABLE CUSTOMS, &c. &c.
RISE AND PROGRESS OF THE DRAMA. GAMES, FIELD SPORTS, &c.
COMMERCE AND THE USE OF MONEY. SEASONS, MONTHS, AND DAYS OF THE
ARTICLES OF DRESS AND LUXURIES.

WEEK.
NAMES, TRADES, AND PROFESSIONS, ETYMONS of WORDS AND TERMS, &c.

SEAS, ISLANDS, CITIES, TOWNS, COLLEGES,

CORPORATIONS, BOROUGHS, ETC.

CONTAINING A PARTICULAR

ACCOUNT OF LONDON AND ITS PUBLIC BUILDINGS;

ITS WARDS AND COMPANIES ; INNS OF COURT AND CHURCHES ;
STREETS AND LOCALITIES ; PUBLIC HOUSE SIGNS AND

COFFEE HOUSE APPELLATIONS. $

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PRINTED FOR THOMAS TEGG, 73, CHEAPSIDE:

R. GRIFFIN AND CO., GLASGOW ; AND J. CUMMING, DUBLIN.

1830.

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