History
History His"to*ry, v. t. To narrate or record. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • History — His to*ry, n.; pl. {Histories}. [L. historia, Gr. istori a history, information, inquiry, fr. istwr, istwr, knowing, learned, from the root of ? to know; akin to E. wit. See {Wit}, and cf. {Story}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A learning or knowing by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • History — This article is about the academic discipline. For a general history of human beings, see History of the world. For other uses, see History (disambiguation). Historia (Allegory of History) By Nikolaos Gysis (1892) …   Wikipedia

  • history — noun (plural ries) Etymology: Middle English histoire, historie, from Anglo French estoire, histoire, from Latin historia, from Greek, inquiry, history, from histōr, istōr knowing, learned; akin to Greek eidenai to know more at wit Date: 14th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • history — See: GO DOWN IN HISTORY or GO DOWN IN THE RECORDS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • history — See: GO DOWN IN HISTORY or GO DOWN IN THE RECORDS …   Dictionary of American idioms

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