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Historify

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To Histórify. v.a. [from history.] To relate; to record in history.

                    O, muse, historify
Her praise, whose praise to learn your skill hath framed me.
Sidney, b. i.

The third age they term historicon; that is, such wherein matters have been more truely historified, and therefore may be believed. Brown's Vulgar Errours, b. vi. c. 6.

Sources: Browne, Thomas (204) · Sidney, Philip (140)

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