[ noun ] a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
Used in print(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)
Therefore , the scholar , as he looks_at our national folklore of the last 60 years , will be mindful of two facts .(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)
Those modern scholars who urge that we must keep in mind the fundamental continuity of Aegean development from earliest times - granted occasional irruptions of peoples and ideas from outside - are correct ; but all_too many observers have been misled by this fact into minimizing the degree of change which took_place in the early first millennium .(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)
Had More 's writings been wholly limited to such exercises , they would be almost as dimly remembered as those of a dozen or_so other authors living in his time , whose works tenuously survive in the minds of the few hundred scholars who each decade in pursuit of their very specialized occasions read those works .
generous public provision for the infirm ; democratic and secret elections of all officers including priests , meals taken publicly in common refectories ; a common habit or uniform prescribed for all citizens ; even houses changed once a decade ; six hours of manual_labor a day for all but a handful of magistrates and scholars , and careful measures to prevent anyone from shirking ; no private_property , no money ; no sort of pricing at_all for any goods or services , and therefore no market in the economic sense of the term .
intellectual historian reader philosopher theologian alumnus Renaissance_man humanist pedant initiate Renaissance_man salutatorian doctor Schoolman cabalist mujtihad vedist valedictorian bibliographer Sinologist Arabist goliard Erasmus musicologist scholiast master licentiate lorenzo_de_medici crichton marcus_terentius_varro edmond_malone masorete classicist post_doc bibliophile academician
[ noun ] (education) someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
Used in print(Louis Zara, Dark Rider....)
`` We have nine hundred and eleven members in our charge '' , Mama announced , `` and three hundred and eighty Sunday-school scholars '' .