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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or dealing with study of written records of literary, social, and cultural history to establish authenticity, accuracy, and meaning.

Usage examples (31)
  • Of literary blunders probably the philological are the most persistent and the most difficult to kill.
  • "philological" proof of the modern origin of one of those authorities, the folio of 1632.
  • Lavender that his philological studies might as well cease; and indeed
  • But the philological question is discussed in a learned memoir by the late for more
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