glossary

Part of speech: noun

A lexicon of the obsolete, obscure, or foreign words of a work.

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Usage examples "glossary":

  1. The story of the church writ in stone should be traced by the various styles of architecture, with the help of Rickman's Gothic Architecture or Parker's Glossary of Gothic Architecture. - "English Villages", P. H. Ditchfield.
  2. Henry Minor, editor of one of the intellectual and faintly radical magazines, whose style was so involved in his efforts to be both " different" and achieve an unremitting glitter, that he had recently received a petition to issue a glossary, was as amiable as a puppy in the society of his friends and when in the woods talked in words of one syllable and discovered a mighty appetite. - "Black Oxen", Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton.
  3. Glossary of Faulty Diction 68. Avoid faulty diction. - "The Century Handbook of Writing", Garland Greever Easley S. Jones.