American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A lexicon, vocabulary, or dictionary.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A book containing words with their explanations, arranged in alphabetical or other regular order; a vocabulary; a dictionary; a lexicon.
- n. A dictionary or other reference book that lists words; a lexicon, vocabulary.
- n. The libretto of an opera.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A collection of words; a vocabulary; a dictionary; a lexicon.
- n. a reference book containing words (usually with their meanings)
- 1590, from word + book. Cognate with West Frisian wurdboek ("dictionary"), Dutch woordenboek ("dictionary"), German Wörterbuch ("dictionary"), Swedish ordbok ("dictionary"), Danish ordbog ("dictionary"). (Wiktionary)
“When the Bible is hard to understand, that is an important clue - not that we should get a Bible wordbook and begin looking for words that sound like the name of a president, but that we should instead put effort into learning the relevant languages, history and other such background materials.”
“In my wordbook objective means “undistorted by emotion or personal bias” and “based on observable phenomena.””
“Some of the sub-directories contain resources for the basic running of OpenOffice. org, such as/database (the default bibliography database),/LastSession (autorecovery after crashes), psprint (printing) and/wordbook (the default dictionary).”
“Well, it hasn't been published yet - but the idea of a recessional wordbook has got potential.”
“[A new light is thrown upon this favourite expression of Pepys's when speaking of his wife by the following quotation from a Midland wordbook: "Wretch, n., often used as an expression of endearment or sympathy.”
The Diary of Samuel Pepys, May 1667
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A collection of book words.
Words that can replace Latinates.
Names of printed materials meant to be read - for worship, pleasure, information, recitation; out of curiosity, or, in the case of adverts, to get our attention and sway our spending choices.
words on words. yyep.
Words that have only one of the vowels. On this list I include only words with at least three vowels. When I first started the list, if a word had several forms, I generally listed only the one wit...
The interesting ones. :)
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