The American Heritage College Dictionary Houghton Mifflin
The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language Houghton Mifflin
A Dictionary of Modern English Usage [Fowler's Modern English Usage] Oxford University Press
The Oxford English Dictionary Oxford University Press
The Penguin Dictionary for Writers and Editors Penguin Books
The Random House Dictionary of the English Language Random House
Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language G. & C. Merriam Co.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Macmillan
A Dictionary of the English Language [Worcester's Dictionary] Hickling, Swan and Brewer
Johnson's English Dictionary Publisher varies
A New Dictionary of the English Language W. Pickering; W. Jackson
A New Dictionary on Historical Principles Clarendon Press
Webster's Universal Dictionary of the English Language World Syndicate
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