[hi-stawr-ee-ey-tid, -stohr-] /hɪˈstɔr iˌeɪ tɪd, -ˈstoʊr-/
(especially of initial letters on an illuminated manuscript) decorated with animals, flowers, or other designs that have a narrative or symbolic purpose.
decorated with flowers or animals Also storiated
[hi-stawr-ik, -stor-] /hɪˈstɔr ɪk, -ˈstɒr-/ adjective 1. well-known or important in : a historic building; historic occasions. 2. (defs 1–5). /hɪˈstɒrɪk/ adjective 1. famous or likely to become famous in history; significant 2. a less common word for historical (sense 1), historical (sense 2), historical (sense 3), historical (sense 4), historical (sense 5) 3. (linguistics) […]
noun 1. the genre of literature, film, etc., comprising narratives that take place in the past and are characterized chiefly by an imaginative reconstruction of historical events and personages. 2. works of this genre, as novels and plays. noun a novel set among actual events or a specific period of history; also called historical novel
- Historical-cost accounting
noun 1. a method of accounting that values assets at the original cost. In times of high inflation profits can be overstated Compare current-cost accounting
noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the study of changes in a language or group of languages over a period of time. noun 1. (functioning as sing) the study of language as it changes in the course of time, with a view either to discovering general principles of linguistic change or to establishing the […]