Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun (plural prizemen)
A winner of a prize, especially an academic one: he was one of the two prizemen in his year
More example sentences
- He graduated in 1850 as second wrangler and Smith's prizeman.
- In 1880 he graduated as Senior Wrangler (the top First Class student) and he was first Smith's prizeman.
- Whittaker was elected as a fellow of Trinity College in 1896 and became first Smith's prizeman in 1897 for a work on pure mathematics, namely on uniform functions.
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