|Thomas Browne (1605-1682) [Wkikipedia]
The first English translation "electric" or "electrical" corresponding to the Latin "electrica"
Pseudodoxia Epidemica: Or, Enquiries Into Very Many Received Tenents, and Commonly Presumed Truths. The Fourth Edition
(Edward Dod, London, 1658)
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pp. 86-91, Chap. IV, Of Bodies Electrical