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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Learned \Learn"ed\ (l[~e]rn"[e^]d), a. Of or pertaining to learning; possessing, or characterized by, learning, esp. scholastic learning; erudite; well-informed; as, a learned scholar, writer, or lawyer; a learned book; a learned theory. [1913 Webster] The learnedlover lost no time. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Men of much reading are greatly learned, but may be little knowing. --Locke. [1913 Webster] Words of learned length and thundering sound. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] The learned, learned men; men of erudition; scholars. -- Learn"ed*ly, adv. Learn"ed*ness, n. [1913 Webster] Every coxcomb swears as learnedly as they. --Swift. [1913 Webster]