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  • n. A practitioner of hermeneutics: someone who interprets a text

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An interpreter; one who explains; an exegete; specifically, one of the hermeneutæ.


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  • A poet who's really astute

    Is neither obscure nor too cute.

    His work ought to dart

    Straight to the heart

    Not needing a shrewd hermeneut.

    June 20, 2017