(Sta"tion*a*ry) n.; pl. -ries One who, or that which, is stationary, as a planet when apparently
it has neither progressive nor retrograde motion. Holland.
(Sta"tion*er) n. [Cf. Stationary, a.]
1. A bookseller or publisher; formerly so called from his occupying a stand, or station, in the market
place or elsewhere. [Obs.] Dryden.
2. One who sells paper, pens, quills, inkstands, pencils, blank books, and other articles used in writing.
(Sta"tion*er*y) n. The articles usually sold by stationers, as paper, pens, ink, quills, blank
(Sta"tion*er*y), a. Belonging to, or sold by, a stationer.
(Sta"tism) n. [From State.] The art of governing a state; statecraft; policy. [Obs.]
The enemies of God . . . call our religion statism.South.
(Sta"tist) n. [From State.]
1. A statesman; a politician; one skilled in government. [Obs.]
And lovers of their country.
2. A statistician. Fawcett.
(Sta*tis"tic Sta*tis"tic*al) a. [Cf. F. statistique.] Of or pertaining to statistics; as, statistical
knowledge, statistical tabulation.
(Sta*tis"tic*al*ly), adv. In the way of statistics.
(Stat`is*ti"cian) n. [Cf. F. statisticien.] One versed in statistics; one who collects and classifies
facts for statistics.
(Sta*tis"tics) n. [Cf. F. statistique, G. statistik. See State, n.]