American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

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Author: Noah Webster

Miniature

MIN’IATURE, n.

1. A painting in water colors on vellum, ivory or paper, with points or dots; sometimes in oil colors. The term is usually applied to portraits painted on a very small scale.

2. A picture or representation in a small compass, or less than the reality.

3. Red letter; rubric distinction.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Miniature," 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 24, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CKJK6I5PEST1TWB.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Miniature." 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. 24 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CKJK6I5PEST1TWB.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Miniature' 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 24 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CKJK6I5PEST1TWB.