The Chambers Dictionary
This edition of the Chambers Dictionary combines the long-established virtues of its predecessors with a modern design and updated content. It offers coverage of English vocabulary, ranging from rare and archaic words to the latest slang and technical terms, and contains appendices with information from chemical elements to first names, and the plays of Shakespeare to the Greek and Hebrew alphabets.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Widsith - LibraryThing
Probably the best single-volume dictionary around. Its mission to include more unusual words makes it a great browse as well. It loses marks for me for its irritating home pronunciation system; and it ... Read full review
Great Supplement Includes EtymologyUser Review - jalehw - Overstock.com
Includes more words as well as etymology. A great supplement to the most popular American dictioanries of the English language. Read full review