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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Historian  \His*to"ri*an\,  n.  [F.  historien.] 
  1.  A  writer  of  history;  a  chronicler;  an  annalist. 
 
  Even  the  historian  takes  great  liberties  with  facts. 
  --Sir  J. 
  Reynolds. 
 
  2.  One  versed  or  well  informed  in  history. 
 
  Great  captains  should  be  good  historians.  --South. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  historian 
  n  :  a  person  who  is  an  authority  on  history  and  who  studies  it 
  and  writes  about  it  [syn:  {historiographer}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  HISTORIAN 
 
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  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  HISTORIAN,  n.  A  broad-gauge  gossip. 
 
 




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