Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A present of books given to a meritorious undergraduate student as a prize.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A present of books given to a meritorious undergraduate student as a prize.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A prize of books given annually to a certain number of meritorious students at Harvard College.

Etymologies

Latin detur ("let it be given"). (Wiktionary)

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