Definition of Gnomist

1. a writer of aphorisms [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gnomist

gnof
gnoff
gnoll
gnolls
gnomae
gnome
gnome's calf
gnomelike
gnomes
gnomic
gnomical
gnomically
gnomish
gnomishly
gnomishness
gnomist (current term)
gnomists
gnomological
gnomologies
gnomology
gnomon
gnomonic
gnomonic projection
gnomonical
gnomonically
gnomonics
gnomonist
gnomonists
gnomonologies
gnomonology

Literary usage of Gnomist

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1. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Proverbs by Crawford Howell Toy (1899)
"... of an Arabian deity (Kaum), but the king who had the support of Kaum would hardly excite the admiration of an old Jewish gnomist. Geiger (Urschrift, pp. ..."

2. Gnomic Poetry in Anglo-Saxon by Blanche Colton Williams (1914)
"Primarily, the noun " gnomist" is applied to the Greek sententious poets, of whom the first — Hesiod i 8, 66 (Ed. 1907). Throughout, I have taken the ..."

3. The Classical Gazetteer: A Dictionary of Ancient Geography, Sacred and Profane by William Hazlitt (1851)
"The birth, place of Euclid the Socratic and Theognis the gnomist. The seat of a school of philosophy. Megara. II. ..."

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