What does the word grammarian mean?

Usage examples for grammarian

  1. True, we say that the physician or arithmetician or grammarian has made a mistake, but this is only a way of speaking; for the fact is that neither the grammarian nor any other person of skill ever makes a mistake in so far as he is what his name implies; they none of them err unless their skill fails them, and then they cease to be skilled artists. – Plato's Republic by Plato
  2. The grammarian was not a hero, and our calmer moments show us that the poem is not a great ode. – Emerson and Other Essays by John Jay Chapman
  3. But the grammarian may teach many things incidentally. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown