- collector electrode,
- collector's item,
- college board,
- college of advanced technology,
- college of arms,
- college of cardinals,
- college of education
Origin of college
Examples from the Web for college
This is the Mexico that U.S. college students would be wise to steer clear of on spring break.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Under the current president and his predecessor, Jett notes, the ambassadorship of Belize has gone to college roommates.
In my four years of college, I know exactly one woman who has asked a man out on a date.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He had studied accounting in college, but he had become a cop for the same reason as Ramos.
The congressman traces his belief in Santa Claus back 40 years, when he was a student going to college “on the GI Bill.”Kerry Bentivolio: The Congressman Who Believes in Santa Claus|Ben Jacobs|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Near the college grounds is a race course, with training stables attached.
The college of St. Aloysius was immediately begun and opened its classes with 150 students.The Jesuits, 1534-1921|Thomas J. Campbell
He hung about the house for several days, dreading the return to college and Mrs. Winkler.The Forbidden Trail|Honor Willsie
He knew what it would mean to Langridge not to pitch—that he would be out of athletics for the rest of his college course.The Rival Pitchers|Lester Chadwick
Ruth M—— was a college junior with ancestry and wealth, brilliant, sarcastic, selfish.The Girl and Her Religion|Margaret Slattery
Word Origin for college
"body of scholars and students within a university," late 14c., from Old French college "collegiate body" (14c.), from Latin collegium "community, society, guild," literally "association of collegae" (see colleague). At first meaning any corporate group, the sense of "academic institution" attested from 1560s became the principal sense in 19c. via use at Oxford and Cambridge.