Librarian
Librarian Li*bra"ri*an (l[-i]*br[=a]"r[i^]*an), n. [See {Library}.] 1. One who has the care or charge of a library. [1913 Webster]

2. One who copies manuscript books. [Obs.] --Broome. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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