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Spelling

Spell´ing
n.1.The act of one who spells; formation of words by letters; orthography.
a.1.Of or pertaining to spelling.
Spelling bee
a spelling match.
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.
Noun1.spelling - forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage

SPELLING, The art of putting the proper letters in words.
     2. It is a rule that when it appears with certainty what is meant, bad spelling will not avoid a contract; for example, where a man agreed to pay thirty pounds, he was held bound to pay thirty pounds; and sentence was holden to be seventeen. Cro. Jac. 607; 10 Coke, 133, a; 2 Roll. Ab. 147.
     3. Even in an indictment undertood has been holden as understood. 1 Chit. Cr. Law.
     4. A misspelling of a name in a declaration, will not be sufficient to defeat the plaintiff, on the ground of variance between the writing produced, and the declaration, if such name be idem sonans; as Kay for Key. 16 East, 110; 2 Stark. 29; Segrave for Seagrave. 2 Str. 889. See Idem Sonans.

alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet, misspelling, orthography, spell, write, writing system
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