(at Cambridge University and at Trinity College, Dublin) an undergraduate who receives maintenance aid from the college.
- siz·ar·ship, noun
- sub·siz·ar, noun
- sub·siz·ar·ship, noun
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How to use sizar in a sentence
He was the son of a barber, but was well educated, and was able to enter Caius College as a sizar at thirteen.A History of English Literature | George Saintsbury
Let the poor sizar toil over musty books; he will have a race horse.
Let me see; the next time I heard of him was when he attempted to enter college as a sizar, and failed.Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2) | Charles James Lever
Am I a poor sizar of Trinity, whose hard struggle with poverty has caught your sympathy?Lord Kilgobbin | Charles Lever
In 1705 he entered as a sizar at Emmanuel College, Cambridge; in 1711 he was elected fellow of his college and was ordained.
British Dictionary definitions for sizar
British (at Peterhouse, Cambridge, and Trinity College, Dublin) an undergraduate receiving a maintenance grant from the college
- sizarship, noun
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