aegrotat


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aegrotat

(ˈaɪɡrəʊˌtæt; ˈiː-; iːˈɡrəʊtæt)
n
1. (Education) (in British and certain other universities, and, sometimes, schools) a certificate allowing a candidate to pass an examination although he has missed all or part of it through illness
2. (Education) a degree or other qualification obtained in such circumstances
[C19: Latin, literally: he is ill]

aegrotat

A Latin word meaning he is ill, used to mean a sickness certificate.
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about black people," threatens to contact the SRC to give the dean "some lessons" about post-apartheid South African populace's "diverse cultures," because as far as Dingz is concerned the rules the dean keeps invoking in denying the former an aegrotat must "take cognisance of the cultural diversity" of the new South Africa (210-11).
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You close your letter with an aphorism from Hippocrates: qui gravi morbo correpti dolores non sentiunt, iis mens aegrotat, implying I need medicine not only to assuage my affliction, but more so to sharpen my inward sense of myself.
and it] undoubtedly includes, in my view, such questions as what mark or class a student ought to be awarded or whether an aegrotat is justified.
Quotiens aliqua infirmitas supervenerit, corpus et sanguinem Christi ille qui aegrotat accipiat; oleum benedictum a presbyteris humiliter ac fideliter petat, et inde corpusculum suum ungueat, ut illud quod scriptum est impleatur in eo: "Infirmatur aliquis?
sent (OED scent) + -lesse, eg scentless 1605q SENESCERE Chambers senescent (Latin) EDENTATES OED edentate noun NERTERIUS Cambarus nerterius eruca, ITISa ENTERPONE OED STERCOLIN Web2 CARPOLITE OED ETIOLIPES Camponotus etiolipes floridus, ITISa REUNITERS OED erunite ESSENESSE Palindromicon II TAPADEROS OED tapadero noun AGREEMONY OED PROGNOSED OED prognose vb AEGROTARE Chambers aegrotat (Latin) DENOMINAL OED EMOTIVITY OED emotive 2c ROSANILIN Stedman ONERATING OED onerate vb, also in Web1 under onerate SYDELYNGE OED sideling