first dictionary with @?

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Sun Apr 18 23:11:47 UTC 2004

>On Sun, 18 Apr 2004, sagehen wrote:
>>>The earliest dictionary evidence I have at hand for @ is in Webster
>>>(1847).  Anybody have an earlier dictionary with a listing for @?
>>Was it, as I always thought, simply a way of writing "ea." ?
>>A. Murie
>??? What would the <ea.> have signified?
Price per one; as in "2 pr. socks,  ea. (@) .60    1.20".

A&M Murie
N. Bangor NY
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