Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to a town; town.
  • noun An inhabitant of a town.
  • noun At Eton College, a student who is not on the foundation, and who boards with one of the masters or with a private family in the town: distinguished from a colleger.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a town.
  • noun An inhabitant of a town.
  • noun A student of Eton College, England, who is not a King's scholar, and who boards in a private family.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective rare Of or pertaining to a town or conurbation.
  • noun rare, obsolete A town dweller.
  • noun A class of student in traditional English public schools such as Eton; opposed to colleger or King's Scholar.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin oppidum, "town."

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