9780451181664

The New American Webster Handy College Dictionary New Third Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780451181664

  • ISBN10:

    0451181662

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/1995
  • Publisher: Signet
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Summary

The essential dictionary for school, college, office, and home, this newly revised fourth edition contains more features than any other pocket dictionary, including special notes on word origins, a pronunciation key on each page, and much more. Revised reissue.

Author Biography

Philip Morehead is Head of Music Staff for Lyric Opera of Chicago. He is the son of the late Albert H. Morehead, lexicographer and games expert, the original co-editor of this book, who was Bridge Editor of the New York Times for over 25 years and the editor of many books on games. He is editor of The New American Webster Handy College Dictionary and The New American Rogets College Thesaurus and is author of The New American International Dictionary of Music. He lives in Chicago with his wife Patricia, oboist and composer.

Table of Contents

Staff and Consultants
4(2)
How to Use this Dictionary
6(750)
Spelling
6(1)
Syllabication
6(1)
Guide to Pronunciation
6(1)
Inflectional Forms
7(3)
Plural Forms of Nouns
7(1)
Possessive Forms
8(1)
Inflection of Regular Verbs
8(1)
Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs
9(1)
The Formation of Additional Words
9(1)
American, British and Canadian Spellings
10(1)
Masculine and Feminine Entries
10(1)
Boxes
10(746)
DICTIONARY
Abbreviations
756(10)
Including All Abbreviations Used in This Dictionary
Pronouncing Gazetteer
766(18)
Languages and Language Families
784(3)
Forms of Address
787(4)
Tables of Weights and Measures
791(4)
U.S. System
Metric System
793(2)
Signs and Symbols
795

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