What does the word arithmetician mean?

Usage examples for arithmetician

  1. Of Carlile's family, I can gather little beyond this, that his father had some reputation as an arithmetician. – Life and Character of Richard Carlile by George Jacob Holyoake
  2. He could distinguish colors, was a good arithmetician, could discharge a loaded cannon, tell a hidden card in a pack, and jump through a hoop, all for twenty- five cents. – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle
  3. Upon his own confession he " wasn't no arithmetician," and Christian found, upon inspecting his accounts, no cause to contradict this ambiguous statement. – The Slave Of The Lamp by Henry Seton Merriman