Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (G & C. Merriam Co., 1913, edited by Noah Porter) was provided by Patrick Cassidy of MICRA, Inc., Plainfield, NJ, USA, who also provided ARTFL's version of Roget's Thesaurus. An earlier version of the complete text of the dictionary is available at Project Gutenberg.