KJV Dictionary Definition: chronicle


CHRONICLE, n. 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, plu. Two books of the Old Testament.

CHRONICLE, v.t. To record in history, or chronicle; to record; to register.


CHRONICLER, n. A writer of a chronicle; a recorder of events in the order of time; a historian.