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NEW AND ENLARGED

MILITARY DICTIONARY,

OR,

ALPHABETICAL EXPLANATION

OF

TECHNICAL TERMS:

CONTAINING, AMONG OTHER MATTER,

A SUCCINCT ACCOUNT OF THE DIFFERENT SYSTEMS

OF FORTIFICATION, TACTICS, &c.

ALSO THE VARIOUS

FRENCH PHRASES AND IVORDS

THAT HAVE AN IMMEDIATE, OR RELATIVE, CONNECTION

WITH THE BRITISH SERVICE,

OR MAY TEND TO GIVE GENERAL INFORMATION ON MILITARY

SUBJECTS IN EITHER LANGUAGE.

By CHARLES JAMES,
AUTHOR OF THE REGIMENTAL COMPANION; COMPREHENSIVE VIEW, &c.; POEMS,

DEDICATED, BY PERMISSION, TO HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS

THE PRINCE OF WALES.

THE SECOND EDITION.

Malheur aux apprentifs dont les sens égarés
Veulent, sans s'appliquer, franchir tous les degrés.
Téméraires! craignez le sort qui vous menace;
Phaëton périt seul par sa funeste audace;
Si vous guidez trop tôt le Char brillant de Mars,
Songez que tout l'Etat doit courir vos hazards.

KING OF PRUSSIA'S ART OF WAR.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR T, EGERTON, AT THE MILITARY LIBRARY,

NEAR WHITEHALL.

127

1205

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TO

HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS

FREDERICK DUKE OF YORK,

FIELD MARSÌ AL,

COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES,

&c. &c. &c.

SIR, HAD I not received permission to dedicate the annexed volume to your Royal HIGHNESS, your uniform attention to the real interests of the British army would naturally have pointed You out, as the fittest person to whom a work of this description ought to be inscribed. Your anxiety to encourage the most humble efforts, that individuals make for the benefit of any branch of the service, is at least equal to the importance of tion in it. On this account, You have a double claim to every production which has for its object the dissemi

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