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Scholiast

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Schóliast. n.s. [scholiaste, French; scholiastes, Latin.] A writer of explanatory notes.

The title of this satyr, in some manuscripts, was the reproach of idleness; though in others of the scholiasts 'tis inscribed against the luxury of the rich. Dryden.

What Gellius or Stobæ cook'd before,
Or chew'd by blind old scholiasts o'er and o'er.
Dunciad.

Sources: Dryden, John (788) · Pope, Alexander (393)

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