Spelling match
Spelling Spell"ing, a. Of or pertaining to spelling. [1913 Webster]

{Spelling bee}, a spelling match. [U.S.]

{Spelling book}, a book with exercises for teaching children to spell; a speller.

{Spelling match}, a contest of skill in spelling words, between two or more persons. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Spelling — Spell ing, a. Of or pertaining to spelling. [1913 Webster] {Spelling bee}, a spelling match. [U.S.] {Spelling book}, a book with exercises for teaching children to spell; a speller. {Spelling match}, a contest of skill in spelling words, between… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spelling bee — Spelling Spell ing, a. Of or pertaining to spelling. [1913 Webster] {Spelling bee}, a spelling match. [U.S.] {Spelling book}, a book with exercises for teaching children to spell; a speller. {Spelling match}, a contest of skill in spelling words …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spelling book — Spelling Spell ing, a. Of or pertaining to spelling. [1913 Webster] {Spelling bee}, a spelling match. [U.S.] {Spelling book}, a book with exercises for teaching children to spell; a speller. {Spelling match}, a contest of skill in spelling words …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spelling bee — a spelling competition won by the individual or team spelling the greatest number of words correctly; spelldown. [1870 75] * * * ▪ contest also called  spelling match , or  spelldown        contest or game in which players attempt to spell… …   Universalium

  • spelling school — noun : a spelling match in rural schools especially of the 19th century often serving as the occasion for a social event …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spelling Applebee's — Infobox Television episode Title=Spelling Applebee s Series=Drawn Together Season=3 Episode=3 Airdate= October 19 2006 Writer= Jordan Young Caption = Hero creates a huge car wreck for Clara s excitement. Director= Frank Marino Production = 303… …   Wikipedia

  • Spelling reform — For spelling reform in English, see English language spelling reform. Contents 1 Arguments for reform 2 By language 2.1 English …   Wikipedia

  • match — {{11}}match (n.1) stick for striking fire, late 14c., macche, wick of a candle or lamp, from O.Fr. meiche wick of a candle, from V.L. *micca/*miccia (Cf. Catalan metxa, Sp. mecha, It. miccia), probably ultimately from L. myxa, from Gk. myxa lamp… …   Etymology dictionary

  • American and British English spelling differences — Spelling differences redirects here. For other uses, see Category:Language comparison. For guidelines on dialects and spelling in the English language version of Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Manual of Style#National varieties of English. Differences… …   Wikipedia

  • English language spelling reform — For hundreds of years, many groups and individuals have advocated spelling reform for English. Spelling reformers seek to make English spelling more consistent and more phonetic, so that spellings match pronunciations and follow the alphabetic… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”