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Definition of Arcanist
1. a person knowing secrets of manufacture [n -S]
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Literary usage of Arcanist
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1. The History of Chemistry by Thomas Thomson (1830)
"... and arcanist of the Commission of Berlin Porcelain Manufacture. He died in the prime of life, on the 4th of May, 1807. In the year 1792 he published a ..."
2. A Brief History of Old English Porcelain and Its Manufactories: With an by Louis Marc Solon (1903)
"This indispensable man, who appears in all the histories of the German porcelain works under the name of " The arcanist," has surely played, in England, ..."
3. How to Collect Continental China by C. H. Wylde (1907)
"As arcanist he had always done his best to preserve the secrets of his trade, and although he had not been altogether successful, he had nevertheless kept ..."