The Collaborative International Dictionary
Mediaevalist \Me`di*[ae]"val*ist\ (m[=e]`d[i^]*[=e]"val*[i^]st), n. One who has a taste for, or is versed in, the history of the Middle Ages; one in sympathy with the spirit or forms of the Middle Ages. [Written also medievalist.]
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1847, "proponent of medieval styles," from medieval + -ist. From 1882 as "one versed in the history of the Middle Ages."
alt. One who studies culture and history in the Middle Ages. n. One who studies culture and history in the Middle Ages.
Usage examples of "medievalist".
For a moment he felt a sort of desperate hunger for the kind of life that had existed in the European Middle Ages of his medievalist studies.
As a medievalist, Jim could both speak and read Middle and Old English, and with a doctorate he could also read and make himself understood in modern French and German.
As a medievalist, she had only the foggiest impressions of anything prior to Constantine.
It was a scene from a somewhat decadent medievalist romance, and I was amused.
Egan uses this familiar setup to juxtapose two characters of radically different philosophies, based on the British mathematician Alan Turing and the medievalist, fantasist, and popular theologian C.
Medievalist movement expanded along with the declassification process.
Galactic Milieu who had come, together with Francophiles and medievalists from scores of other worlds, to savor the glories of ancient Auvergne.
Though after the scan the first impulse of non-medievalists was to deny that Thomas Aquinas had been outstandingly brilliant, medievalists could not do so.
There was Gyllenborg, who was notable in the Faculty of Medicine, Durdle and Deloney, who were in different branches of English, Elsa Czermak the economist, Hitzig and Boys, from Physiology and Physics, Stromwell, the medievalist, Ludlow from Law, Penelope Raven from Comparative Literature, Aronson the computer man, Roberta Burns the zoologist, Erzenberger and Lamotte from German and French, and Mukadassi, who was a visitor to the Department of East Asian Studies.
Unbidden, she conjured up a scented breeze to cool the tourists from Aquitaine and Neustria and Bloi and Foix and all the other "French" planets in the Galactic Milieu who had come, together with Francophiles and medievalists from scores of other worlds, to savor the glories of ancient Auvergne.