chronicle

[kron-i-kuhl]
noun
1.
a chronological record of events; a history.
verb (used with object), chronicled, chronicling.
2.
to record in or as in a chronicle.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English cronicle < Anglo-French, variant, with -le -ule, of Old French cronique < Medieval Latin cronica (feminine singular), Latin chronica (neuter plural) < Greek chroniká annals, chronology; see chronic

chronicler, noun
unchronicled, adjective


2. recount, relate, narrate, report.
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chronicle (ˈkrɒnɪkəl)
 
n
1.  a record or register of events in chronological order
 
vb
2.  (tr) to record in or as if in a chronicle
 
[C14: from Anglo-French cronicle, via Latin chronica (pl), from Greek khronika annals, from khronikos relating to time; see chronic]
 
'chronicler
 
n

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chronicle
c.1300, from O.Fr. chronique, from L. chronica, from Gk. khronika (biblia) "(books of) annals," neut. pl. of khronikos "of time." The verb is from c.1440.
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Example sentences
It is hardly to be conceived that any chronicler should have departed widely from facts thus generally known.
It is possible that neither chronicler is to be relied upon in this matter.
He is the chronicler of a period in time when the world is extraordinarily sad.
Bertha would become a major chronicler of colony activities.
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