Such a thing as an electronic Dictionary?

  Ex plorer 14:56 31 Oct 2013
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Can you buy an electronic Dictionary, in a way you would type the start of a letter or two and flick through the pages similar to an e-book, as you would in a normal Paper back Dictionary.

There is no internet in the house where it would be used.

Not had any luck in my searches.

  spuds 15:23 31 Oct 2013

Check out Amazon, they seem to have a number of hand held electronic dictionary type devices. Franklin and Seiko are names that comes to mind!.

Perhaps a rather silly suggestion, but would a spell-checker do?.

  iscanut 17:28 31 Oct 2013

Kindle would be wasted if no internet access.

  HondaMan 17:44 31 Oct 2013

The available Oxford English Dictionary is available as a CD which can be installed on your computer and then linked to various programmes

  lotvic 21:58 31 Oct 2013

"electronic Dictionary, in a way you would type the start of a letter or two and flick through the pages similar to an e-book, as you would in a normal Paper back Dictionary"

That's exactly how the (free) Oxford English Dictionary on the Kindle works.

I typed the first two letters, it brought up a list of words, I chose a word and the meanings etc were displayed and I can 'flick' through the pages - it is an e-book.

  Woolwell 13:18 02 Nov 2013
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You only need the internet to load the books on to an ebook reader.

  Woolwell 13:19 02 Nov 2013

The simplest answer and probably the cheapest is to use a paperback dictionary.

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