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Languages of this latter kind are of subordinate value to the Etymologist.

Tito told a tale in a jargon which only an etymologist could have sifted into words.

It is presumed, however, on grounds that satisfy the etymologist.

No etymologist could have accounted for the name of our nation had he not had recourse to our annals.

I am not enough of an etymologist to give you the root of the word "noise."

The etymologist clears all those fences for you and delivers a word fresh into your hands.

Not one of our greatest explorers has unearthed more splendid palaces, than the etymologist.

He had no desire to be a poet, an Indo-Iranian etymologist, a lecturer to women's clubs, or the secretary of state.

The doom of the etymologist, so often duped by affinity of sounds, seems to have been that of our judicious Camden.

It has given us glimpses of the workshop of the archaeologist, the anthropologist, and the etymologist.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s; see etymology + -ist. Also etymologer (1640s).

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