Definition of Respells
1. Verb. (third-person singular of respell) ¹
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Definition of Respells
1. respell [v] - See also: respell
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Literary usage of Respells
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1. History of the Expedition Under the Command of Lewis and Clark: To the by Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Elliott Coues, Thomas Jefferson (1893)
"... Clark B 13o, where Biddle respells. Referring to pp. 99-1o1 and notes there for an outline of the Tetons, the picture of these famous miscreants may be ..."
2. The Common-word Spellers: A Two-book Course in Spelling for the Common Schools by Ervin Eugene Lewis (1921)
"The dictionary often respells words containing this sound of o (sun). 96 sponge touched smother another shovel wonderful lovely country Have you another ..."
3. Problems of Life and Mind by George Henry Lewes (1879)
"... respells the word ; and all this while there has been a sensation of the white page and the black letters detached from that general background ..."
4. Problems of Life and Mind by George Henry Lewes (1880)
"... respells the word; and all this while there has been a sensation of the white page and the black letters detached from that general background; ..."
5. The Common-word Spellers: A Two-book Course in Spelling for the Common Schools by Ervin Eugene Lewis (1921)
"The dictionary puts one dot below the vowel to show this (wolf, put) or respells the word. wolves bushel bullet pudding 139 woman pulley pulpit butcher Do ..."
6. Our English: A Textbook in Composition and Grammar by Mary Fontaine Laidley (1922)
"The dictionary respells words in which c is used. The respelling is written in parenthesis. For example, escape is respelled (es-kap'); police is respelled ..."
7. A One-book Course in English: In which the Pupil is Led by a Series of by Alonzo Reed, Brainerd Kellogg (1888)
"The " International" often respells instead of using diacritical marks. When one vowel of a diphthong is marked, the other is silent. ..."
8. Hand-book of Pronunciation and Phonetic Analysis by John Hendricks Bechtel (1889)
"... taken not to prolong the vowel in the utterance. 11.—Worcester marks the o in move with the caret, but doubles the marking in mood. When he respells the ..."