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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Architect  \Ar"chi*tect\  ([aum]r"k[i^]*t[e^]kt),  n.  [L. 
  architectus  architecton,  Gr  ?  chief  artificer,  master 
  builder;  pref.  'archi-  (E.  archi-)  +  ?  workman,  akin  to  ? 
  art,  skill,  ?  to  produce:  cf  F.  architecte,  It  architetto 
  See  {Technical}.] 
  1.  A  person  skilled  in  the  art  of  building;  one  who 
  understands  architecture,  or  makes  it  his  occupation  to 
  form  plans  and  designs  of  buildings,  and  to  superintend 
  the  artificers  employed. 
 
  2.  A  contriver,  designer,  or  maker. 
 
  The  architects  of  their  own  happiness.  --Milton. 
 
  A  French  woman  is  a  perfect  architect  in  dress. 
  --Coldsmith. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  architect 
  n  :  someone  who  creates  plans  for  buildings  [syn:  {designer}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  ARCHITECT,  n.  One  who  drafts  a  plan  of  your  house,  and  plans  a  draft 
  of  your  money. 
 
 




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