A Dictionary of the English Language
                        A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson
        Search Transcribed Entries:

Accumulator

View Scan · View Transcription · from pages 73, 73

View Scan · View Transcription · from pages 73, 73

Accumula'tor. n.s. [from accumulate.] He that accumulates; a gatherer or heaper together.

Injuries may fall upon the passive man, yet there would be no broils and quarrels, the great accumulators and multipliers of injuries; which demonstrates how unjustly meekness is charged with so much as accidental production of them. Decay of Piety.

Sources: Allestree, Richard (89)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

Search for this word in: American Heritage · Cambridge · Dictionary.com · The Free Dictionary · Longman · Merriam-Webster · OneLook · Oxford Dictionaries · Vocabulary.com · Wiktionary · Wordnik

Discuss this entry in the forums.

Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Accumulator." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: February 1, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=2054.


Leave a Reply


Disclaimer:
johnsonsdictionaryonline.com is completely free to use. Johnson's dictionary is in the public domain, but please respect the hours of work put into this site by linking to it or crediting it. This site assumes no liability for its content or for the content of external sites linked to it, and has no warranty or guarantee concerning accuracy or availability.