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dictionary of word makers

Cecil Hunt

dictionary of word makers

by Cecil Hunt

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Published by Herbert Jenkins in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Cecil Hunt.
The Physical Object
Pagination176p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20135542M

  A new “word book” edited by John Bullokar appeared in (5, words); another by Henry Cockeram in (8, words and the first to call itself a “dictionary”); yet another by Thomas. dictionary, published list, in alphabetical order, of the words of a language. In monolingual dictionaries the words are explained and defined in the same language; in bilingual d.

Size Does Matter. The size and type of dictionary also affects how many citations a word needs to gain admission. Because an abridged dictionary, such as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary, has fairly limited space, only the most commonly used words can be entered; to get into that type of dictionary, a word must be supported by a significant number of citations. Word Search Maker. Below you can make your own word search game on any topic you like, simple by providing between 10 and 24 words. Once submitted, your puzzle will be instantly playable on-line as well as easily printed, so you can share it with friends.

SCRABBLE®, Words With Friends®, Word Chums® and Jumble® are the property of their respective trademark owners. These trademark owners are not affiliated with, and do not endorse and/or sponsor, LoveToKnow®, its products or its websites, including of this trademark on is for informational purposes only. The authorization of this particular dictionary by the makers of Scrabble, along with an endorsement by the National Scrabble Association, make it an extension of the rule book itself, and it, in turn, makes the rules clear and concrete.5/5(6).


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London, Jenkins [] (OCoLC) Get this from a library. A dictionary of word makers: pen pictures of the people behind our language. [Cecil Hunt; John Nicolson] -- A reference work containing definitions and explanations of many famous phrases, allusions, and the figures who coined them.

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