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  1. The Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English (LDOCE), first published by Longman in 1978, is an advanced learner's dictionary, providing definitions using a restricted vocabulary, helping non-native English speakers understand meanings easily. It is available in four configurations:

  2. Meanings common to British and American English American English meanings calipers (n.) (n.) A metal support for a person's leg and/or ankle. (US: ankle braces, leg braces) (n.) An instrument for measuring external or internal dimensions, having two hinged legs resembling a pair of compasses and in-turned or out-turned points. callbox (n

  3. The South American dreadnought race took place in the early twentieth century between Argentina, Brazil and Chile—the three most powerful and wealthy countries in South America. In 1906 the revolutionary British warship HMS Dreadnought made all existing battleships obsolete. Brazil ordered three Minas Geraes-class dreadnoughts (lead ship ...

  4. Online Library of Liberty The OLL is a curated collection of scholarly works that engage with vital questions of liberty. Spanning the centuries from Hammurabi to Hume, and collecting material on topics from art and economics to law and political theory, the OLL provides you with a rich variety of texts to explore and consider.

  5. An American Dictionary of the English Language, edited by Chauncey A. Goodrich. 1847 print; 1857 print; 1859 edition. An American Dictionary of the English Language, edited by Chauncey A. Goodrich, first pictorial edition. 1861 print; 1862 print; 1864 edition. An American Dictionary of the English Language, edited by Noah Porter and C. A. F. Mahn

  6. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › DictionaryDictionary - Wikipedia

    A dictionary is a listing of lexemes from the lexicon of one or more specific languages, often arranged alphabetically (or by radical and stroke for ideographic languages), which may include information on definitions, usage, etymologies, pronunciations, translation, etc. It is a lexicographical reference that shows inter-relationships among the data.

  7. In Middle English, the (þe) was frequently abbreviated as a þ with a small e above it, similar to the abbreviation for that, which was a þ with a small t above it. During the latter Middle English and Early Modern English periods, the letter thorn (þ) in its common script, or cursive, form came to resemble a y shape.

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