American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

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Author: Noah Webster

News

NEWS, n. [ From new; This word has a plural form, but is almost always united with a verb in the singular.]

1. Recent account; fresh information of something that has lately taken place at a distance, or of something before unknown; tidings. We have news from Constantinople. News has just arrived. This news is favorable.

Evil news rides fast, while good news baits.

It is no news for the weak and poor to be a prey to the strong and rich.

2. A newspaper.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "News," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed September 26, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CJVLM5461FBRRDN.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "News." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 26 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CJVLM5461FBRRDN.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'News' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 26 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CJVLM5461FBRRDN.