- scholar used twice.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
SCHOL'AR, noun [Low Latin scholaris, from schola, a school; Gr. leisure, a school. See School.]
1. One who learns of a teacher; one who is under the tuition of a preceptor; a pupil; a disciple; hence, any member of a college, academy or school; applicable to the learner of any art, science or branch of literature.
2. A man of letters.
3. Emphatically used, a man eminent for erudition; a person of high attainments in science or literature.
4. One that learns any thing; as an apt scholar in the school of vice.
5. A pedant; a man of books. [But the word scholar seldom conveys the idea of a pedant.]
SCHOLAR'ITY, noun Scholarship. [Not used.]
SCHOL'AR-LIKE, adjective Like a scholar; becoming a scholar.
1. Learning; attainments in science or literature; as a man of great scholarship
2. Literary education; as any other house of scholarship [Unusual.]
3. Exhibition or maintenance for a scholar; foundation for the support of a student.