Definitions

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  • n. A senior student who has a junior student as a fag, or servant.

Etymologies

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fag +‎ master

Examples

  • So normal a thing was it, that I remember saying indignantly to my tutor, when he marked a false quantity in one of my verses, "Why, sir, my fagmaster did that!"

    Escape, and Other Essays

  • He laughed, and said, "Take my compliments to your fagmaster, and tell him that the first syllable of senator is short!"

    Escape, and Other Essays

  • When I was first at public (boarding) school (aged 12-14) in England I had to be a fag (do fagging) for older boys (under the supervision of the fagmaster).

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