Spelling match

a contest of skill in spelling words, between two or more persons.

See also: Spelling

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Webster stumbles into an illegal spelling match on his way to his first day of high school and almost gets caught by the grammar police.
A 12-YEAR-OLD California girl is suing the Sacramento Bee and Scripps Howard over her loss in a spelling match - but two judges have rejected her plea to bar the winner from competing in the national finals in Washington, D.C.
The story told by descendants of the Norris family is that the town received its name as the result of an incident at a spelling match conducted at the first school in the Birmingham area by Dr.