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colleger Line breaks: col|leger
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒlɪdʒə/

Definition of colleger in English:


(At Eton College) a pupil who boards in the school itself rather than in the town. Compare with oppidan.
Example sentences
  • 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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