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  • adj. of or relating to a scholiast

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a scholiast, or his pursuits.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to a scholiast or his pursuits.


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  • For night being the universal mother of things, wise philosophers hold all writings to be fruitful in the proportion they are dark, and therefore the true illuminated (that is to say, the darkest of all) have met with such numberless commentators, whose scholiastic midwifery hath delivered them of meanings that the authors themselves perhaps never conceived, and yet may very justly be allowed the lawful parents of them, the words of such writers being like seed, which, however scattered at random, when they light upon

    A Tale of a Tub


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