Definition of Philologist

1. Noun. A humanist specializing in classical scholarship.




Definition of Philologist

1. n. One versed in philology.

Definition of Philologist

1. Noun. A person who engages in philology (historical linguistics), especially as a profession; a collector of words and their etymologies. ¹

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Definition of Philologist

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Philologist

1. One versed in philology. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Philologist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"An eminent Bohemian critic, literary historian, and philologist, the rejuvenator of his country's literature; ..."

2. Southern Literary Messenger (1850)
"... Georges, is fa- excellent purpose which this volume is designed to serve, in the higher institutions of learning and u ine closet of the philologist, ..."

3. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1846)
"Ethnography and Philology ; by HORATIO HALE, AM, philologist of the Expedition. 1846. Large 4to. pp. 666. WE duly noticed the Narrative of our national ..."

4. On the Study of Celtic Literature by Matthew Arnold (1867)
"So, after all we have heard, and truly heard of the diversity between all things Semitic and all things Indo-European, there is now an Italian philologist ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1831)
"... a Dutch philologist, celebrated for his learning, particularly in the Greek and Roman languages, and for the new philological school which he founded, ..."

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