Gossaries
Glossary Glos"sa*ry, n.; pl. {Gossaries}. [L. glossarium, fr. glossa: cf. F. glossaire. See 3d {Gloss}.] A collection of glosses or explanations of words and passages of a work or author; a partial dictionary of a work, an author, a dialect, art, or science, explaining archaic, technical, or other uncommon words. [1913 Webster]

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  • Glossary — Glos sa*ry, n.; pl. {Gossaries}. [L. glossarium, fr. glossa: cf. F. glossaire. See 3d {Gloss}.] A collection of glosses or explanations of words and passages of a work or author; a partial dictionary of a work, an author, a dialect, art, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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