"freshman" Definition

  1. a University man during his first year. The official appellation for the students until they have passed the Previous or First Cambridge Examination, otherwise called the Smalls or Little Go, is Junior Sophs or Sophisters. After this they are Senior Sophs until their last term, when they are Questionists, or preparing “_ad respondendum quæstioni_.” At Oxford the title FRESHMAN lasts for the first term.

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Position in the dictionary: 1346 of 4022 slang words.
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