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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A severe critic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A severe critic: as, “the aristarch Johnson,” Scott, Abbot, Int.


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  • Even the aristarch Johnson allowed that the quality of readiness and profusion had a merit in itself, independent of the intrinsic value of the composition.

    The Abbot

  • The Wrestler is able to unite audiences, aristarch or sympathizer, with one word: yuck.



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