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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Chronicle

CHRONICLE, noun [See Chronic.]

1. A historical account of facts or events disposed in the order of time. It is nearly synonymous with annals. In general, this species of writing is more strictly confined to chronological order, and is less diffuse than the form of writing called history.

2. In a more general sense, a history.

3. That which contains history.

Europe - her very ruins tell the history of times gone by, and every moldering stone is a chronicle

4. Chronicles, plural Two books of the Old Testament.

CHRONICLE, verb transitive To record in history, or chronicle; to record; to register.