astrologer

[ uh-strol-uh-jee ]SEE DEFINITION OF astrologer

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It is enough to be a doctor to enjoy the reputation of an astrologer and a wizard.

He was not exactly an alchemist; he was an astrologer, and there are the ruins of his tower in the park.

Partridge, cobbler, astrologer, almanac-maker and quack (died 1708).

Astrologer, you shall have a gift from me, for you are a wise man.

The astrologer sighed in relief, nor did the captain seem disappointed.

"Indeed I am thinking, most noble Prince," replied the astrologer with sarcasm.

Happily, he consulted his astrologer and was warned against it.

"Thou shouldst have been placed with an astrologer," said Haran to him one day.

The astrologer hesitated—the young visitor pressed the question.

"The danger is not yet over," said the astrologer with prophetic spirit.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from astrology + -er (1). Drove out French import astrologein, which, had it survived, probably would have yielded *astrologian; cf. Chaucer's "The wise Astrologen." Earliest recorded reference is to roosters as announcers of sunrise.

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