1. [syn: historian, historiographer]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Historian \His*to"ri*an\, n. [F. historien.]
1. A writer of history; a chronicler; an annalist.
Even the historian takes great liberties with facts.
2. One versed or well informed in history.
Great captains should be good historians. --South.
[1913 Webster] historic
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a person who is an authority on history and who studies it
and writes about it [syn: historian, historiographer]
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):
A source code management system sold by OPCODE, Inc.
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):
HISTORIAN, n. A broad-gauge gossip.