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  1. of or relating to a text; textual.
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noun, plural tex·tu·ar·ies.
  1. a textualist.
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Origin of textuary

1600–10; < Medieval Latin textu(s) (see text) + -ary
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Examples from the Web for textuary

Historical Examples of textuary

  • Some who have had the honour to be textuary in Divinity, are of opinion it shall be the same specifical fire with ours.

    The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 1 of 3)

    Thomas Browne

British Dictionary definitions for textuary


  1. of, relating to, or contained in a text
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noun plural -aries
  1. a textual critic
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