Definitions

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  • n. A philologist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A philologist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as philologist.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a humanist specializing in classical scholarship

Etymologies

Compare French philologue. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • ‘Vous serez un jour un grand philologue, mon cher,’ said the old man, on our arriving at the conclusion of

    Lavengro

  • The learned philologue Monaci has established a very remarkable critical text in his _Crestomazia italiana dei primi secoli_.

    Life of St. Francis of Assisi

  • In the fourteenth and fifteenth chapters of _Lavengro_ he is pleasantly described by his pupil, who adds, with characteristic 'bluff,' that d'Eterville said 'on our arrival at the conclusion of Dante's _Hell_, "vous serez un jour un grand philologue, mon cher."'

    George Borrow and His Circle Wherein May Be Found Many Hitherto Unpublished Letters Of Borrow And His Friends

  • Rizal -- poet, artist, philologue, novelist, above all, patriot; his influence might have changed the whole course of events in the islands, had not a blind and stupid policy brought about the crime of his death.

    An Eagle Flight A Filipino Novel Adapted from Noli Me Tangere

  • "_Vous serez un jour un grand philologue_, _mon cher_," said the old man, on our arriving at the conclusion of Dante's Hell.

    Lavengro The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest

  • I walked and walked, till I came here, where I became one _philologue_ and taught tongues -- French and Italian.

    Lavengro The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest

  • 'Vous serez un jour un grand philologue, mon cher,' said the old man, on our arriving at the conclusion of Dante's Hell.

    Lavengro; the Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest

  • "_Vous serez_ _un jour un grand philologue_, _mon cher_," said the old man, on our arriving at the conclusion of Dante's Hell.

    Lavengro The Scholar - The Gypsy - The Priest, Vol. 1 (of 2)

  • The progress of his pupil so much pleased the old priest that "after six months 'tuition, the master would sometimes, on his occasional absences to teach in the country, request his so forward pupil to attend for him his home scholars." {21c} It was M. D'Eterville who uttered the second recorded prophecy concerning George Borrow: "Vous serez un jour un grand philologue, mon cher," he remarked, and heard that his pupil nourished aspirations towards other things than mere philology.

    The Life of George Borrow

  • Croft, whose secretary Nodier was for a time, dignified in French books by the name of "_philologue_ Anglais"), a good deal more than a kind of bibliographer (he spent the last twenty years of his life as Librarian of the Arsenal), and an enthusiastic and stimulating, though not exactly trustworthy, critic.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

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