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  1. a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A book containing the words of a language, arranged alphabetically, with explanations of their meanings; a lexicon; a vocabulary; a wordbook. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Hence, a book containing the words belonging to any system or province of knowledge, arranged alphabetically; as, a dictionary of medicine or of botany; a biographical dictionary. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A reference book containing a list of words - usually in alphabetical order - giving information about form, pronunciation, etymology, grammar, and meaning. A foreign-language dictionary is an alphabetical list of words of one language with their meaning and equivalents in another language. In medicine and science, a dictionary is often a comprehensive list of accepted terminology and names important in a special field. Medical Dictionary DB
  5. A book explaining the words of a language arranged alphabetically; a lexicon; vocabulary; wordbook. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. A book containing the words of a language alphabetically arranged, with their meanings, etc.: a work containing information on any department of knowledge, alphabetically arranged. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. A book containing the words of a language with their meanings; book of definitions. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. A book containing the words of a language, arranged alphabetically and defined; a lexicon; book of definitions. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. A book containing the words of a language arranged in alphabetical order, with their meanings, &c; any book of information with the topics alphabetically arranged. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. A book containing the words of a language, arranged in alphabetical order, with their meanings; a lexicon. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. As found or given in a dictionary. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. 1. data dictionary.2. associative array.3. Free On-line Dictionary of Computing. foldoc_fs
  13. dik'shun-a-ri, n. a book containing the words of a language alphabetically arranged, with their meanings, etymology, &c.: a lexicon: a work containing information on any department of knowledge, alphabetically arranged. [Low L. dictionarium. See DICTION.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  14. Book dealing, usu. in alphabetical order, with the words of a language or of some special subject, author, &c., wordbook, lexicon, (French-English &c. d., of French &c. words with English &c. explanation; d. of architecture or the Bible, Shakspere d., &c.); walking or living d., well-informed person; d. English, style, &c., over-correct, pedantic. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  15. n. [French] A book in which words are alphabetically arranged and explained; a lexicon; a vocabulary; a word-book;—a work containing information in any department of knowledge; an encyclopedia. Cabinet Dictionary
  16. A book containing the words of any language, a vocabulary, a wordbook. Complete Dictionary
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