So I've become a bit obsessed with online dictionaries as of late and decided to run an Online Dictionary Showdown which really isn't as hard as it sounds. I picked four words:
What's great is that there is a one stop shop for most online dictionaries...onelook.com.
Here's how they did:
encyclicals = 2 dictionaries had it.
encyclical, however has 22.
monitories = 1 dictionary.
poshlost = 1 dictionary, at Worthless Word of the Day, no less.
chattel = 21 in general and 13 in business categories respectively.
The winner in this impromptu test? Dictionary.com...gah.