Definition of John florio

1. Noun. English lexicographer remembered for his Italian and English dictionary (1553-1625).

Exact synonyms: Florio
Generic synonyms: Lexicographer, Lexicologist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of John Florio

John Donne
John Dory
John Dowland
John Drew
John Dryden
John Duns Scotus
John Eccles
John Edgar Hoover
John Edward Masefield
John Endecott
John Endicott
John Ernst Steinbeck
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
John Fletcher
John Florio
John Ford
John Foster Dulles
John Galbraith
John Galsworthy
John Glenn
John Greenleaf Whittier
John Griffith Chaney
John Haldane
John Hancock
John Hancocks
John Hanning Speke
John Harvard
John Hasbrouck Van Vleck
John Heming

Literary usage of John florio

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"... collected by john florio,' London (for E.Blount ), 1598 [see dedication noticed above] ; sonnets by II Candido, ie Gwynne, and verses by BB are affixed. ..."

2. Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and by Robert Chambers, David Patrick (1901)
"john florio, the translator of Montaigne, was born in London about 1553. ... john florio appears as a private tutor in foreign languages at Oxford about ..."

3. The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose edited by Henry Cabot Lodge, Francis Whiting Halsey (1909)
"... particular commodity of my kinsfolks and friends: to the end, that losing me (which 1 From the preface to the "Essays," as translated by john florio. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The most celebrated and accomplished teacher of French and Italian in Shakespeare's day was the resolute john florio, who, after leaving Magdalen College, ..."

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