These pages are maintained by Jeff Miller, a teacher at Gulf High School in New Port Richey, Florida.
The following abbreviations were used on this page:
Chambers = The Chambers Dictionary
Dickson = Words or Dickson's Word Treasury or A Collector's Compendium of Rare and Unusual, Bold and Beautiful, Odd and Whimsical Names by Paul Dickson
Guinness = Guinness Book of World Records
MWCD10 = Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Tenth Edition
OED2 = the Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition
OSPD = The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary
OSW = Official Scrabble Words
RHUD2 = the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Second Edition
SOWPODS = the combination of OSW and OSPD2+ (now called OWL) used for Scrabble outside the U. S., Canada, Israel and Great Britain
UKACD = U. K. Advanced Cryptics Dictionary
W2 = Webster's New International Dictionary, Second Edition
W3 = Webster's Third New International Dictionary
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