What does the word philologist mean?

Usage examples for philologist

  1. The reader must not imagine that my prognosticator means Morgan to be a corruption of Mortjardin; he proves his point by Hebrew: but any philologist would tell him the true derivation of the name, and how Glamorgan came to get it. – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  2. The celebrated philologist who treated the subject, discovered amazing ingenuity in expatiating on its ramifications and deductions. – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper
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