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Schleicher

[shlahy-ker; German shlahy-khuhr]
noun
  1. August,1821–68, German linguist.
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Historical Examples

  • Schleicher takes the same view in his masterly work, Die Deutsche Sprache.

    Dean of Lismore's Book

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  • How the new ideas struck Schleicher may be seen from the following sentences by his colleague Haeckel.

    Darwin and Modern Science

    A.C. Seward and Others

  • Schleicher was wrong in defining a language to be an organism in the sense in which a living being is an organism.

    Darwin and Modern Science

    A.C. Seward and Others

  • The views of Schleicher were to some extent injurious to the proper methods of linguistic study.

    Darwin and Modern Science

    A.C. Seward and Others

  • I have been led to the wish by reading an article by your Professor Whitney versus Schleicher.