Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as astrologer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete An astrologer.

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  • noun obsolete An astrologer.

Etymologies

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Old French astrologien.

Examples

  • Instances and examples, to evince the truth of those aphorisms, are common amongst those astrologian treatises.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Perdix also a wizard, and a learned astrologian florished and writ his prophesies, and Herene also.

    Chronicles (1 of 6): The Historie of England (2 of 8)

  • Dr. Faustus having received denial of his spirit to be resolved any more in such questions propounded, forgot all good works, and fell to be a calendar-maker by the help of his spirit, and also in short time to be a good astronomer or astrologian.

    Mediaeval Tales

  • I was greatly oppressed in my stomach; and next day Mr. Saunders, _the astrologian_, sent me a piece of briony-root to hold in my hand; and within a quarter of an hour my stomach was freed from that great oppression, "p. 314.

    Bibliomania; or Book-Madness A Bibliographical Romance

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  • (noun) - One who professes to foretell events by the aspects and situation of the stars. Formerly one who understood the motions of the planets without predicting.

    --Rev. John Boag's Imperial Lexicon of the English Language, c.1850

    January 16, 2018