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- noun Obsolete forms of chemist, chemistry.
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- noun Someone who plays the
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Three of his favorites, chimist for chemist, neger for negro and zeber for zebra, are incidentally interesting as showing changes in American pronunciation.
He abandoned zeber in 1828, but remained faithful to chimist and neger to the last.