Definition of Collegiate dictionary

1. Noun. An abridged dictionary of a size convenient to hold in the hand.

Exact synonyms: Desk Dictionary
Generic synonyms: Dictionary, Lexicon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Collegiate Dictionary

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collegers
colleges
collegewide
collegey
collegia
collegial
collegialities
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collegially
collegian
collegians
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collegiate church
collegiate churches
collegiate dictionary (current term)
collegiately
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collegiums
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collembolan
collembolans
collembolous
collenchyma
collenchymas
collenchymatous
colles' fracture
collet
collet chuck

Literary usage of Collegiate dictionary

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1. Literary News by L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt (1899)
"Webster's collegiate dictionary. THIS latest edition of Webster's Dictionary adequately ... While the collegiate dictionary is a new work throughout and has ..."

2. Report of the Educational Commission Appointed by the Board of Education to by Cleveland (Ohio). Educational commission, J. G. W. Cowles (1906)
"Providence reports: "In our primary buildings (grades 1 to 4), we furnish each teacher's desk with a collegiate dictionary. In the grammar buildings (grades ..."

3. Selecting and Using a Core Reference Collection by Margaret Irby Nichols (1995)
"This work is not as well-known as Webster's Ninth New collegiate dictionary, ... Webster's Ninth New collegiate dictionary. ed. Frederick C. Mish, ed. ..."

4. Handbook of Reference Sources and Services for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries by Margaret I. Nicholas (1996)
"This work is not as well-known as Webster's Ninth New collegiate dictionary (which follows), but it is more up to date and, indeed, preferred by many users. ..."

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