grammarian

[ gruh-mair-ee-uh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF grammarian

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The grammarian, for example, can persuade one and he can persuade many about letters.

For all might be claimed the funeral honours which Browning claimed for his Grammarian.

The grammarian, in his hunger and thirst after knowledge and truth, thought not of time.

But the grammarian was true to one side only of Browning's philosophy of life.

This is that wonderful relation which we have given us by this grammarian.

This fact relieves the English grammarian from a difficulty.

Science, however, has not always been content with the grammarian's task.

William Lily, an English grammarian, died at London of the plague.

William Baxter, an English critic and grammarian, died, aged 73.

In John the Grammarian, a Christian student, he found a congenial spirit.

WORD ORIGIN

"student of or writer on (Latin) grammar; philologist, etymologist;" in general use, "learned man," late 14c., from Old French gramairien (Modern French grammairien) "grammarian, wise man, person who knows Latin; magician," agent noun from grammaire (see grammar).

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