pete roget


[roh-zhey, roh-zhey, rozh-ey]
Peter Mark, 1779–1869, English physician and author of a thesaurus. Unabridged
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Roget (ˈrɒʒeɪ)
Peter Mark. 1779--1869, English physician, who on retirement devised a Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases (1852), a classified list of synonyms

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in ref. to the "Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases" published 1852 by Eng. physician and philologist Peter Mark Roget (1779-1869).
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