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(His*tor"ic*al*ly) adv. In the manner of, or in accordance with, history.
(His*tor"i*cize) v. t. To record or narrate in the manner of a history; to chronicle. [R.]
(His"to*ried) a. Related in history.
(His*to"ri*er) n. An historian. [Obs.]
(||His`to*ri*ette") n. [F., dim. of histoire a history.] Historical narration on a small scale; a
brief recital; a story. Emerson.
(His*tor"i*fy) v. t. [History + -fy.] To record in or as history. [R.] Lamb.
Thy conquest meet to be historified.Sir P. Sidney.
(His*to`ri*og"ra*pher) n. [L. historiographus, Gr. "istoriogra`fos; "istori`a history + gra`fein
to write: cf. F. historiographe.] An historian; a writer of history; especially, one appointed or designated
to write a history; also, a title bestowed by some governments upon historians of distinction.
(His*to`ri*og"ra*pher*ship), n. The office of an historiographer. Saintsbury.
(His*to`ri*og"ra*phy) n. The art of employment of an historiographer.
(His*to`ri*ol"o*gy) n. [Gr. history + -logy.] A discourse on history. Cockeram.
(His*to`ri*on"o*mer) n. [Gr. history + to distribute.] One versed in the phenomena of
history and the laws controlling them.
And historionomers will have measured accurately the sidereal years of races.Lowell.
(His"to*rize) v. t. To relate as history; to chronicle; to historicize. [R.] Evelyn.
(His"to*ry) n.; pl. Histories [L. historia, Gr. 'istori`a history, information, inquiry, fr. 'istwr,
"istwr, knowing, learned, from the root of to know; akin to E. wit. See Wit, and cf. Story.]
1. A learning or knowing by inquiry; the knowledge of facts and events, so obtained; hence, a formal
statement of such information; a narrative; a description; a written record; as, the history of a patient's
case; the history of a legislative bill.
2. A systematic, written account of events, particularly of those affecting a nation, institution, science, or
art, and usually connected with a philosophical explanation of their causes; a true story, as distinguished
from a romance; distinguished also from annals, which relate simply the facts and events of each
year, in strict chronological order; from biography, which is the record of an individual's life; and from
memoir, which is history composed from personal experience, observation, and memory.
Histories are as perfect as the historian is wise, and is gifted with an eye and a soul.Carlyle.
For aught that I could ever read,Shak.
Could ever hear by tale or history.
What histories of toil could I declare!Pope. History piece, a representation in painting, drawing, etc., of any real event, including the actors and
the action. Natural history, a description and classification of objects in nature, as minerals, plants,
animals, etc., and the phenomena which they exhibit to the senses.
Syn. Chronicle; annals; relation; narration. History, Chronicle, Annals. History is a methodical
record of important events which concern a community of men, usually so arranged as to show the