n.1.A present of books given to a meritorious undergraduate student as a prize.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
I am conscious, however, that the slight, unsatisfactory, and trivial manner, in which the result of my antiquarian researches has been recorded in the following pages, takes the work from under that class which bears the proud motto, Detur digniori.
12, 13 in Migne, Patrologia Latina 40:439-40: Non omnes capiunt verbum hoc (Mt 19, 11), quae potest ergo capere, capiat et quae se non continet, nubat; quae non coepit, deliberet; quae aggressa est, perseveret; nulla adversario detur occasio, nulla Christo subtrahatur oblatio.
Dopo un ampia discussione nella Sessione IX si conclude pero: <<Concordant omnes ut definido de indulgentiis detur in Codicem>> (327).
92: 'Non detur infirmo nimia spes corporalis salutis consequende ...
The motto of DCI is 'Detur Pons Mundo' or 'Building bridges to the world' and Mrs Moffat is looking forward to carrying on in South East Asia with the work she had been doing with the BSB, she says, to 'develop true excellence' in international education.