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GLOSSATOR. A commentator or annotator of the Roman law. One of the authors of the Gloss.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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It was a relatively straightforward task to tag the glossarists' references to portions of Shakespeare's plays and poems: Onions's reference to Act 1, Scene 2, line 155 of Henry IV Part 2, for example, rendered as 2H4 I.
While English had long seen the publication of dictionaries of various kinds, (4) one will search in vain for a dictionary of Scots before 1808, until the publication of Jamieson's Dictionary that year; (5) instead, Scots was the domain of glossarists: authors who compiled word lists (Aitken 1989: 235-45; Rennie 2012: 22-35).