from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who spells words.
  • noun An elementary textbook containing exercises that teach spelling.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A speaker or talker; a teller; a narrator.
  • noun One who spells, as in school; a person skilled in spelling.
  • noun A book containing exercises or instructions in spelling; a spelling-book.
  • noun A branch shooting out from the crown of a deer's antler. See cut under Dama. Cotgrave.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who spells.
  • noun United States A spelling book.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who spells.
  • noun A participant in a spelling bee.
  • noun US A book for learning spellings.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an introductory textbook to teach spelling
  • noun someone who spells words


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