Definition of Summist

1. n. One who sums up; one who forms an abridgment or summary.



Definition of Summist

1. Noun. One who sums up or writes a summary. ¹

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Definition of Summist

1. a writer of summae [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Summist

summersetted
summersetting
summersweet
summersweets
summertide
summertides
summertime
summertimes
summerwear
summerwood
summerwoods
summery
summing
summing up
summings
summist (current term)
summists
summit
summit meeting
summital
summited
summiteer
summiteers
summities
summiting
summitless
summitries
summitry
summits
summity

Literary usage of Summist

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1. The Office and Duty of Executors by Thomas Wentworth, Henry Curson, Henry Jeremy (1829)
"... saith the summist; sed non propter leva, saith he, et si graves, ... for that it is not by the summist made material, or (a) A man made a feoffment to ..."

2. Modern English by Fitzedward Hall (1873)
"The substantive summist, omitted by Dr. Johnson, is given by Archdeacon Todd, who tells us it ... Subjoined are a few references for summist, which is not a ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"This is the American usage of the phrase. summist (sum'ist), ». [= Sp. sumista, < ML. snm mixta, < L. summa, sum: see sum* ..."

4. Papers of the American Historical Association by American Historical Association (1890)
"... and gradually brought the Church to their side, but not without opposition. The Franciscans, especially, long stood out. Their great summist ..."

5. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"... allowed to this man ; which is sufficient in answer to all that ever was or can be alledged against this trial. And the author is but a summist of the ..."

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