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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A worker having knowledge of a secret process of manufacture (Think Bush's baked beans and the dog).

Usage examples (8)
  • From arcane, meaning secret or mysterious, an arcanist is someone who has knowledge of a secret manufacturing process, especially in ceramics.
  • Sorry about the arcanist thing, but I have a dictionary covered in post-it notes for words that catch my fancy and I had to find a home for them somewhere!
  • In the hands of an arcanist, these runes glow with ye ...
  • Nope, Illidan was an arcanist of some sort, probably a focused mage or battlemage. for more
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