Definition of Annalist

1. Noun. A historian who writes annals.

Generic synonyms: Historian, Historiographer
Derivative terms: Annals, Annals



Definition of Annalist

1. n. A writer of annals.

Definition of Annalist

1. Noun. A writer of annals. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Annalist

1. a historian [n -S] - See also: historian

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Annalist

anlace
anlaces
anlage
anlagen
anlages
anlas
anlases
anlaut
ann
anna
annabergite
annal
annalise
annalised
annalises
annalist (current term)
annalistic
annalists
annalize
annalized
annalizes
annalizing
annalled
annals
annamox
annamycin
annas
annat
annate
annates

Literary usage of Annalist

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1. The Home and Foreign Review (1864)
"It is clear, therefore, that in his conception, or rather in that of the Saxon annalist whom he is following, three generations intervened between ..."

2. Lectures on the Manuscript Materials of Ancient Irish History: Delivered at by Eugene O'Curry (1861)
"With the great ecclesiastical historian of the Saxons, the Irish annalist does not come into comparison, as he did not treat exclusively of Church history ..."

3. The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, John Sherren Brewer (1845)
"Florence is succeeded by Nicholas Trivet, a most exact and careful annalist; public papers, rolls, and documents have served as a guide from the period of ..."

4. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Martha Joanna Lamb, Henry Phelps Johnston, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1878)
"PETER FORCE— THE AMERICAN annalist The War of Independence calling the husbandman from the plough, the artizan from the workshop, and the student from his ..."

5. Indian Wars of New England by Herbert Milton Sylvester (1910)
"... that were slain were more than ours," among the former of whom was a French officer of some distinction, whose name is not given by this annalist. ..."

6. History of Roman Literature from Its Earliest Period to the Augustan Age by John Colin Dunlop (1827)
"I have recorded these things," says an old Latin annalist, after giving an account of Regulus," that they who read my commentaries may be rendered, ..."

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