Scholiums
Scholium Scho"li*um, n.; pl. L. {Scholia}, E. {Scholiums}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ?. See {School}.] 1. A marginal annotation; an explanatory remark or comment; specifically, an explanatory comment on the text of a classic author by an early grammarian. [1913 Webster]

2. A remark or observation subjoined to a demonstration or a train of reasoning. [1913 Webster]


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  • Scholia — Scholium Scho li*um, n.; pl. L. {Scholia}, E. {Scholiums}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ?. See {School}.] 1. A marginal annotation; an explanatory remark or comment; specifically, an explanatory comment on the text of a classic author by an early… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scholium — Scho li*um, n.; pl. L. {Scholia}, E. {Scholiums}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ?. See {School}.] 1. A marginal annotation; an explanatory remark or comment; specifically, an explanatory comment on the text of a classic author by an early grammarian.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scholium — [skō′lē əm] n. pl. scholia [skō′lēə] or scholiums [ML < Gr scholion < scholē: see SCHOOL1] 1. a marginal note or commentary, esp. on the text of a Greek or Latin writer 2. a note added or following, meant to illustrate or develop a point in …   English World dictionary

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