Grammaticaster
Grammaticaster Gram*mat"icas"ter, n. [LL.] A petty grammarian; a grammatical pedant or pretender. [1913 Webster]

My noble Neophite, my little grammaticaster. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]


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