The Penguin Webster Handy College Dictionary: Third Edition

Paperback | May 27, 2003

byPhilip D. Morehead

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The bestselling dictionary-now available in a larger paperback format for the first time.

A resource favorite since 1958, The Penguin Webster Handy College Dictionary features:

  • Highly readable type

  • Clear, precise definitions

  • Easy-to-follow advice on correct usage and grammar

  • Foreign words and phrases

  • Boxed inserts on etymologies and language usage

  • Current phrases, slang, and scientific terms

  • Special notes on word origins 

  • Tables of weights and measurements

  • Languages and language families

  • Tables of signs and symbols

Comprehensive listing of abbreviations

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The bestselling dictionary-now available in a larger paperback format for the first time.A resource favorite since 1958, The Penguin Webster Handy College Dictionary features:Highly readable typeClear, precise definitionsEasy-to-follow advice on correct usage and grammarForeign words and phrasesBoxed inserts on etymologies and language...

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...

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Format:PaperbackPublished:May 27, 2003Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:014200314X

ISBN - 13:9780142003145

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