American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Greedy

GREE’DY, a. [L. gradior,and probably signifies reaching forward.]

1. Having a keen appetite for food or drink; ravenous; voracious; very hungry; followed by of; as a lion that is greedy of his prey. Psa 17.

2. Having a keen desire of any thing; eager to obtain; as greedy of gain.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Greedy," 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 January 30, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8FE9XZGRBXFUQLL.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Greedy." 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. 30 Jan. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8FE9XZGRBXFUQLL.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Greedy' 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 30 January 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8FE9XZGRBXFUQLL.