For nearly half a century, this dictionary was used in the House Chamber. It was retired in 2009, and a more recent edition placed next to the rostrum for easy reference during everyday business on the House Floor.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Webster's New International Dictionary,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/2018/2018-011-000/
(January 22, 2021)
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