Part of speech: noun

A book containing the words of a language, arranged alphabetically and defined; a lexicon; book of definitions.

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Usage examples "dictionary":

  1. I had no books to aid me, but Webster's large Dictionary and the Bible. - "Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity", Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard.
  2. Larger Dictionary of the English Language. - "Roumania Past and Present", James Samuelson.
  3. My parents had told me that when I was little, and Pop had licked me once for reading his, and so I knew Dragonfly shouldn't have read Mr. Black's diary, so when I got to where he was and saw him looking at a pretty leather bound notebook lying flat open on the big open dictionary I said, Stop reading that! - "Shenanigans at Sugar Creek", Paul Hutchens.