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Word of the Day 10/24/21 Gramarye

Gramarye (noun)
gramarye or gram·a·ry [ gram-uh-ree ]


noun
1. occult learning; magic.

Origin: First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English gramary, from Old French gramaire, literally, “grammar, Latin grammar.” In the Middle Ages gramarye was restricted to “high” learning, written in Latin and including occult sciences and magic. See grammar

HOW TO USE GRAMARYE IN A SENTENCE
But in all this there is a singular touch of illusion, of what his contemporaries had learnt from Scott to call gramarye.
A HISTORY OF NINETEENTH CENTURY LITERATURE (1780-1895)|GEORGE SAINTSBURY

There were fireflies abroad that night, too, increasing the gramarye of it.
THE GOLDEN ROAD|LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY

It is the life and soul of all poetry—the lusus—the make-believe—the glamour and the gramarye.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 66, NO 409, NOVEMBER 1849|VARIOUS

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