Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of a college; specifically, one of seventy scholars at Eton College, England, described in the extract.
- n. A member of a college (in any sense)
“When I did, it was to be tossed in a blanket, so that, though elevated, my survey was hasty and superficial; but I suspect that the entire furniture to which a colleger lays claim, is his bed and bureau, tables and chairs being here as much out of keeping (if they could be kept at all) as at Stonehenge.”
“_Habet_!" murmured Stalky, as Rabbits-Eggs swore into the patient night, protesting that he saw the "dommed colleger" who was assaulting him.”
“Darrell had been a small, sickly, bullied colleger.”
“On another occasion, 'to the great joy' of the narrator, an oppidan vanquished a colleger, though the colleger fought so furiously that he put his fingers out of joint, and went back to the classic studies that soften manners, with a face broken and quite black.”
“The elder John Patteson was a colleger, and passed on to King's College, Cambridge, whence, in 1813, he came to London to study law.”
“Fred the brave captain, and Charles the saucy colleger: there hangs a drawing of him done by Mr. Beechey, and that sketch by”
“The two principal salt-bearers consisted of an oppidan and a colleger: the former was generally some nobleman, whose figure and personal connexions might advance the interests of the collections.”
“Horatio is among the alumni of Eton the king of good fellows: there is not a boy in the school, colleger, or oppidan, but what would fight a long hour to defend him from insult; no -- nor a sparkling eye among the enchanting daughters of old _Etona_ that does not twinkle with pleasure at the elegant congée, and amiable attentions, which he always pays at the shrine of female accomplishment.”
“Cicerone, who has less classic knowledge, and more superstition than a colleger, upon showing”
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