Definition for LEARN'ED

LEARN'ED, a. [lern'ed.]

  1. Versed in literature and science as, a learned man.
  2. Skillful; well acquainted with arts; knowing; with in as, learned in martial arts.
  3. Containing learning; as, a learned treatise or publication. – Coxe.
  4. Versed in scholastic, as distinct from other knowledge. Men of much reading are greatly learned, but may be little knowing. – Locke. The learned, learned men; men of erudition; literati.

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