(l"gwst), n. [L. lingua tongue, speech, language: cf. F. linguiste.] 1. A master of the use of language; a talker. [Obs.]
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I'll dispute with him;
He's a rare linguist.
J. Webster.
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2. A person skilled in languages.
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There too were Gibbon, the greatest historian, and Jones, the greatest linguist, of the age.
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(l*gws"t*kl), } a. [Cf. F. linguistique.] Of or pertaining to language; relating to linguistics, or to the affinities of languages.
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