(lt"r*`tr), n. [L. litterator, literator. See Letter.] 1. One who teaches the letters or elements of knowledge; a petty schoolmaster. Burke.
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2. A person devoted to the study of literary trifles, esp. trifles belonging to the literature of a former age.
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That class of subjects which are interesting to the regular literator or black-letter " bibliomane," simply because they have once been interesting.
De Quincey.
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3. A learned person; a literatus. Sir W. Hamilton.
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