Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In English universities, one who has an exhibition, pension, or allowance granted for his maintenance.
- n. UK A student at secondary school or university who has been awarded an exhibition. The exhibition usually involves a financial prize and may include the right to wear a distinctive gown, especially at the University of Oxford.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Eng. Univ.) One who has a pension or allowance granted for support.
- n. someone who organizes an exhibit for others to see
- exhibition + -er (Wiktionary)
“At Trinity he took a first in both parts of the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos – a starred first in Part II - becoming an exhibitioner in 1934 and a senior scholar in 1935.”
“Our speaker was born in Temple Cloud, Somerset, and educated at Charterhouse where he was a scholar, leaving exhibitioner and Head of School.”
“On 17 September 1727 he was admitted (pensioner) at Queen's College, Cambridge, as an exhibitioner from the famous Charterhouse School.”
“Ceruti, Enrico, exhibitioner in London and Milan Exhibition ..”
“I may mention that he was an exhibitioner under the Intermediate System; and took”
“Grammer School and at Brasenose College, Oxford, where he was Hulme exhibitioner.”
“At fourteen he was sent to the University of Glasgow, where he came under the influence of Francis Hutcheson, and in 1740 he went up to Oxford as Snell exhibitioner at Balliol College, remaining there till 1746.”
“He was a scholar of Westminster and an exhibitioner of Christ Church,”
“Foreign Office, was taken 'by the Treasury, [Footnote: See mention of Mr. George Murray, Chapter XX., p. 314.] and in his place was appointed Mr. Henry Austin Lee, formerly a scholar and exhibitioner of Pembroke College,”
“Warr was a classical exhibitioner of Trinity Hall in Dilke's year, and was not among the few who are named at first as likely friends, though he figures early as a competitor in the Euclid and Algebra 'fights' at his tutor's.”
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