Regius professor love

Regius professor

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. an incumbent of a professorship founded by royal bounty, as in an English university.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A royal professor; specifically, one of those professors in the English universities whose chairs were founded by Henry VIII.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. holder of a British professorship created by a royal patron

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Examples

  • Edward Bouverie Pusey (1800-1882), champion of the orthodoxy of revealed religion, defender of the Oxford movement, and Regius professor of Hebrew and Canon of Christ Church, Oxford.

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

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