- British. a student who receives an exhibition.
Origin of exhibitioner
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Examples from the Web for exhibitioner
I may mention that he was an exhibitioner under the Intermediate System; and took a gold medal for Greek.My New Curate
And then followed the proud moment when Robert, in his exhibitioner's gown, took her to service in the chapel on Sunday.Robert Elsmere
Mrs. Humphry Ward
In such manner, I, an exhibitioner and a living exponent of the latest “form,” entered Low Heath!
I flattered myself that, as an exhibitioner, he had hardly the right to talk to me about grammar.
- British a student who has been awarded an exhibition
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