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deipnosophist


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deipnosophist  \Deip*nos"o*phist\,  n.  [Gr.  deipnosofisth`s; 
  dei^pnon  a  meal  +  sofisth`s  a  wise  man,  sophist.] 
  One  of  an  ancient  sect  of  philosophers,  who  cultivated 
  learned  conversation  at  meals. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deipnosophist 
  n  :  someone  skilled  at  across-the-table  chit  chat 




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