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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the middle ages, a disputation by cursory bachelors in theology, in the University of Paris and elsewhere.

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  • I had hoped this word would turn out to mean “a room for anticipating” or “a room for spitting”. Either way, I could have found no end of uses for it.

    February 25, 2012