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- n. A person who compiles a necrology.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who gives an account of deaths.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who gives an aecount of deaths; one who writes or prepares obituary notices.
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_Athenæum_ necrologist accorded her half a column of obituary, in which she was described as "this pretty, picaroon woman, whose name can never be omitted from any chronicle of Bavaria."
Hawthorne has been looked upon as the necrologist of the Puritans, and yet a certain coloring of Puritanism adhered to him to the last.
There may be those who would study the Jamaican Constitution, what there is of it, in the sun, while they might, if they could, read Dante in the shade, and the necrologist in question may be one of them.
Of Mr. Arment a kindly necrologist said that he had seen the Crowd gather in front of the Park Theater in 1825, when the new form of entertainment effected an entrance in the New World.