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Merriam-Webster's Pocket Dictionary

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This is a handy guide to 40,000 English words, with clear, concise definitions - the perfect dictionary for quick, on-the-go language reference.
Paperback, 407 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Merriam-Webster
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lisa conine
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pretty straight foreword nd im just writing this review bc its making me beforfe i can move on even though i havent looked at it yet
Jenny
Nov 22, 2007 Jenny rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: People who like to read with a dictionary
Shelves: reference
I'm one of those people who always reads with a dictionary because I'm a writer and I love learning new words. This little book is great to stick in my purse with my book, or to take on the train, airplane, etc. Unless I'm reading at home, I have it with me. My only complaint? Because it's so small - maybe 5x4x.5 inches - it's missing quite a few less common words. If I'm reading a very complex book, or an antequated one, I'd usually rather just use the enormous, hardbound dictionary that I have ...more
Noelle Neuwirth
Mar 05, 2014 Noelle Neuwirth rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I can't make it work on my Kindle Fire

I can't make it work on my Kindle Fire

I've reloaded this several times but it won't allow me to search or even advance pages.

I'm still trying to find a good dictionary for my Fire.
kubby
Jan 06, 2008 kubby rated it really liked it
i have always been enthralled by the dictionary from an early age. i'd spend hours reading over it. now i like to keep a small dic handy--good for when rounds of psychic dictionary need to be played
maybe you should have a dic in your bookbag
Theresa
May 03, 2015 Theresa rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Merriam-Webster, Incorporated, is an American company that publishes reference books, especially dictionaries.

In 1831, George and Charles Merriam founded the company as G & C Merriam Co. in Springfield, Massachusetts. In 1843, after Noah Webster died, the company bought the rights to An American Dictionary of the English Language from Webster's estate. All Merriam-Webster dictionaries trace th
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