Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A historian.

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Examples

  • Like the nobles in Boccaccio’s The Decameron, these seven women and three men – among them, a "historician" who becomes the group’s de facto leader, the Indo-Canadian medico who is his partner, a famous South African tenor caught on tour, a striking, near-mute young horseman, and a Cuban-born jill-of-all-trades – use the power of narrative to help them ride out the effects of a plague, and eventually adjust to a frighteningly changed world.

    HH Com 73

  • I didn't know until the year I turned 30 - my husband, the historician, checked the old records of the family from before World War II.

    thinking with my fingers

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