American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Globe

GLOBE, n. [L. globus; Eng. clew. See Clew.]

1. A round or spherical solid body; a ball; a sphere; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center.

2. The earth; the terraqueous ball; so called, though not perfectly spherical.

3. An artificial sphere of metal, paper or other matter, on whose convex surface is drawn a map or representation of the earth or of the heavens. That on which the several oceans, seas, continents, isles and countries of the earth are represented, is called a terrestrial globe. That which exhibits a delineation of the constellations in the heavens, is called a celestial globe.

4. A body of soldiers formed into a circle.

GLOBE, v.t. To gather round or into a circle.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Globe," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed September 22, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DCV2YPLD4AVLRXX.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Globe." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 22 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DCV2YPLD4AVLRXX.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Globe' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 22 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DCV2YPLD4AVLRXX.