storier

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English storier; equivalent to story +‎ -er.

NounEdit

storier (plural storiers)

  1. (obsolete) A teller of stories; a historian.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Peacock to this entry?)
    • 1833, Benjamin Disraeli The Wondrous Tale of Alroy
      Long through the night the sounds of music and the shouts of laughter were heard on the banks of that starry river; long through the night you might have listened with enchantment to the wild tales of the storier []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for storier in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Either from storie +‎ -er or a shortening of historier.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɔriːər/, /ˈstɔriər/

NounEdit

storier (plural storiers)

  1. (rare, Late Middle English) historian, storyteller

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