Definition of colleger in English:


Line breaks: col|leger
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒlɪdʒə


  • (At Eton College) a pupil who boards in the school itself rather than in the town. Compare with oppidan.
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    • His early experience in Long Chamber, the collegers' dormitory, and his previous harsh experience at Ilminster influenced his later thinking on educational reform.
    • In 1841 there had only been 37 collegers against an estabIishment of 70.
    • The collegers regarded him as a kind adviser and friend, and in 1850 gave a font and cover to the college chapel as a tribute of their regard.

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