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Definition of Spelling
SpellingSpell Spell, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spelledor Spelt; p. pr. &
vb. n. Spelling.] [OE. spellen, spellien, tell, relate, AS.
spellian, fr. spell a saying, tale; akin to MHG. spellen to
relate, Goth. spill?n.e Spell a tale. In sense 4 and those
following, OE. spellen, perhaps originally a different word,
and from or influenced by spell a splinter, from the use of a
piece of wood to point to the letters in schools: cf. D.
spellen to spell. Cf. Spell splinter.]
1. To tell; to relate; to teach. [Obs.]
Might I that legend find, By fairies spelt in mystic
rhymes. --T. Warton.
2. To put under the influence of a spell; to affect by a
spell; to bewitch; to fascinate; to charm. ``Spelled with
words of power.' --Dryden.
He was much spelled with Eleanor Talbot. --Sir G.
3. To constitute; to measure. [Obs.]
The Saxon heptarchy, when seven kings put together
did spell but one in effect. --Fuller.
4. To tell or name in their proper order letters of, as a
word; to write or print in order the letters of, esp. the
proper letters; to form, as words, by correct orthography.
The word ``satire' ought to be spelled with i, and
not with y. --Dryden.
5. To discover by characters or marks; to read with
difficulty; -- usually with out; as, to spell out the
sense of an author; to spell out a verse in the Bible.
To spell out a God in the works of creation.
To sit spelling and observing divine justice upon
every accident. --Milton.
Spelling Spell"ing, n.
The act of one who spells; formation of words by letters;
SpellingSpelling Spell"ing, a.
Of or pertaining to spelling.
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.
Meaning of Spelling from wikipedia
is a set of conventions
the way of using graphemes
in its written
form. In other
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alphabet, officially denoted
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as the ICAO phonetic
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- spelling standards
had not yet developed. For instance, some spellings
seen as "American" today
were once commonly
used in Britain
and some spellings
- Calculator spelling
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- Aaron Spelling
(April 22, 1923 – June 23, 2006) was an American
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- Allied military phonetic spelling alphabets prescribe
that are used to represent
of the alphabet, when spelling other words
- A spelling
alphabet, voice procedure
alphabet, or telephone alphabet
is a set of words
used to stand
for the letters...
- A spelling
bee is a competition
in which contestants
a broad selection
of words, usually
with a varying degree
of difficulty. The concept...
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