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Definition of Spellings

Spelling
Spell 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. Buck. 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. --South. To sit spelling and observing divine justice upon every accident. --Milton.
Spelling
Spelling Spell"ing, n. The act of one who spells; formation of words by letters; orthography.
Spelling
Spelling 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.

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- orthography, and hence spellings correspond to historical rather than present-day pronunciation. One consequence of this is that many spellings come to reflect...
- Margaret M. LaMontagne Spellings (née Dudar; born November 30, 1957) is an education administrator and American politician. Spellings was the President of...
- Kreme, for example, employ non-standard spellings. While some words admit multiple spellings, some spellings are not considered standard. These are commonly...
- 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 is an unintended characteristic of the seven-segment display traditionally used by calculators, in which, when read upside-down, the...
- Aaron Spelling (April 22, 1923 – June 23, 2006) was an American film and television producer. His works include the TV series Family (1976-1980), Charlie's...
- Victoria Davey Spelling (born May 16, 1973) is an American actress, television personality, socialite and author. She is widely known for her first major...
- Candy and Aaron Spelling. Spelling was born in Los Angeles. He has an older sister, actress and reality television personality Tori Spelling. He attended...
- consistent with the first spelling of such words given in The concise Oxford dictionary [sic]. All use British -our spellings with Oxford -ize/-ization...
- Spelling Television Inc. was a television production company that went through several name changes. It was originally called Aaron Spelling Productions...
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