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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A member of a class; a classmate.
  • n. A candidate for graduation in arts who is placed in an honour class, as opposed to a passman, who is not classified.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A member of a class; a classmate.
  • n. A candidate for graduation in arts who is placed in an honor class, as opposed to a passman, who is not classified.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the English universities, a candidate for graduation in arts who has passed an examination of special severity in one of the departments in which honors are conferred, and who is placed according to merit in one of several classes.
  • n. A member of a class in a college: used especially in compounds: as, upper-classman, lower-classman. See class, n., 3 .

Etymologies

class +‎ -man (Wiktionary)

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