- a chronological record of events; a history.
- to record in or as in a chronicle.
Origin of chronicle
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Examples from the Web for chronicled
He returned home a pauper without a pension and 50 years later, at 70, chronicled the travails of the War of Independence.McCain’s 13 Favorite Soldiers
November 11, 2014
And it's that daunting task that is chronicled in Becoming Belle Knox.Porn Keeps Up with the Kardashians: Belle Knox on the Mainstreaming of Adult Stars
September 27, 2014
The second siege, chronicled vividly by the poet Amir Khusro, was ferocious.India’s Newest State Telangana Is Bosnia Redux
March 22, 2014
Their story is also chronicled in 1971, a new documentary by Johanna Hamilton.The FBI File Heist That Changed History
Bonnie Bertram, Drew Magratten
January 7, 2014
Loskarn was prominent enough on the Hill that in 2010, he chronicled celebrations of his 32nd birthday for Politico.Senate Aide In Child Porn Bust
December 11, 2013
This was not chargeable against the next volumes to be chronicled.De Libris: Prose and Verse
This I chronicled in a drawing for Punch the following week.The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2)
His doings were chronicled with more minute details than the movements of kings.The Root of Evil
In his eyes she had long been chronicled as habit and repute a thief.
Let us be content to have the past chronicled wherever it cannot be preserved.
- a record or register of events in chronological order
- (tr) to record in or as if in a chronicle
Word Origin and History for chronicled
c.1300, cronicle, from Anglo-French cronicle, from Old French cronique "chronicle" (Modern French chronique), from Latin chronica (neuter plural mistaken for fem. singular), from Greek ta khronika (biblia) "the (books of) annals, chronology," neuter plural of khronikos "of time." Ending modified in Anglo-French, perhaps by influence of article. Old English had cranic "chronicle," cranicwritere "chronicler." The classical -h- was restored in English from 16c.
c.1400, croniclen, from chronicle (n.). Related: Chronicled; chronicling.