gramarye

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French gramarie, a variant of grammaire; see grammar. The word was revived by Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832).

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gramarye (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Grammar; learning.
  2. (archaic) Mystical learning; the occult, magic, sorcery.

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Further reading[edit]

  • T. B. W. Reid (1949), “Grammar, Grimoire, Glamour, Gomerel”, in Fraser Mackenzie, R. C. Knight, and J. M. Milner, editors, Studies in French Language Literature and and History: Presented to R. L. Græme Ritchie, Cambridge: At the University Press, OCLC 2992728; 1st paperback edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015, →ISBN, page 181.

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Noun[edit]

gramarye (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of gramery.