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Chaucerian

[chaw-seer-ee-uh n] /tʃɔˈsɪər i ən/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Chaucer's writings:
Chaucerian wit.
noun
2.
a scholar devoted to the study of Chaucer and his writings.
Origin of Chaucerian
1650-1660
First recorded in 1650-60; Chaucer + -ian
Related forms
non-Chaucerian, adjective, noun
post-Chaucerian, adjective
pre-Chaucerian, adjective
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Chaucerian

/tʃɔːˈsɪərɪən/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the writings of Geoffrey Chaucer
noun
2.
an imitator of Chaucer, esp one of a group of 15th-century Scottish writers who took him as a model
3.
  1. an admirer of Chaucer's works
  2. a specialist in the study or teaching of Chaucer
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