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1. An extended account in prose or verse of historical events, sometimes including legendary material, presented in chronological order and without authorial interpretation or comment.
2. A detailed narrative record or report.
3. Chronicles(used with a sing. verb) See Table at Bible.
tr.v. chron·i·cled, chron·i·cling, chron·i·cles
To record in or in the form of a historical record.
[Middle English cronicle, from Anglo-Norman, alteration of Old French cronique, from Latin chronica, from Greek khronika (biblia), chronological (books), annals, neuter pl. of khronikos, of time; see chronic.]
chron′i·cler (-klər) n.
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(Bible) (functioning as singular) either of two historical books (I and II Chronicles) of the Old Testament
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Chron•i•cles(ˈkrɒn ɪ kəlz)
n. (used with a sing. v.)
either of two books of the Old Testament, I Chronicles or II Chronicles.
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