Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Journal.

 Jourdain (Monsieur),Journey. 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Journal.
 
(Latin, diurnum, a daily thing; Welsh, diwrnod; Italian, giorno; French, journal, journal, jour, a day.)   1
   Applied to newspapers, the word strictly means a daily paper; but the extension of the term to weekly papers is sanctioned by custom.   2
 


 Jourdain (Monsieur),Journey. 

 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors