|Year:||1755, April 15|
|Short description:||Johnson publishes 'A dictionary of the English Language'|
|Medium description:||After 7 years preparation Johnson's dictionary was published in two folio volumes to great acclaim. 2,300 pages long and with about 40,000 entries (Fennell)|
Words beginning 'u' and 'v' are listed together.
[Fennell & Piercy state April]
[Piercy states 15th]
[Carter & Piercy state 9 years prep]