Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Furnishes definitions, usage examples, and source notes for 1,800 terms. Ancient phrases, general terms, modern punning terms, and terms of quantity and number are covered.
Idioms and Phrases Index. Contains over 400,000 entries identifying some 140,000 idioms, phrases, and expressions in the English language. Each entry guides users to one or more of 30 dictionaries that define the term.
Modifiers. Presents some 16,000 English adjectives derived from or relating to over 4,000 selected common and technical nouns.
Picturesque Expressions: A Thematic Dictionary. Explains 7,000 expressions. Entries give the expression, an explanation of its origin, its approximate date of appearance in written English, and, in most cases, usage notes and illustrative quotations.
Prefixes; and Other Word-Initial Elements of English. For each of 3,000 common and technical prefixes, the dictionary gives examples of use, a description of its origin and meaning, and variant and related forms.
Suffixes; and Other Word-Final Elements of English. Provides definitions, usage notes, examples, and variant and related forms of 1,500 suffixes.