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Academick (noun)

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Acade'mick. n.s. [from academy.] A student of an university.

A young academic shall dwell upon a journal that treats of trade in a dictatorial style, and shall be lavish in the praise of the author; while, at the same time, persons well skilled in those different subjects, hear the tattle with contempt. Watt's Improvement of the Mind, p. i. c. 5.

Sources: Watts, Isaac (117)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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