Learned Learn"ed (l[~e]rn"[e^]d), a. Of or pertaining to learning; possessing, or characterized by, learning, esp. scholastic learning; erudite; well-informed; as, a learned scholar, writer, or lawyer; a learned book; a learned theory. [1913 Webster]

The learnedlover lost no time. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Men of much reading are greatly learned, but may be little knowing. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

Words of learned length and thundering sound. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

{The learned}, learned men; men of erudition; scholars. -- {Learn"ed*ly}, adv. {Learn"ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Every coxcomb swears as learnedly as they. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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