dux

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dux

(dʌks)
n
(Education) (in Scottish and certain other schools) the top pupil in a class or school
[Latin: leader]
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capris] admirandum illut, quod etiam Archclaus(41) scribit : non ut reliqua animalia naribus, sed auribus spiritum ducere solere pastores curiosiores aliquot dicunt'.
ut erigatur in dioecesi pia domus ubi sacerdotes senectute vel infirmitate confecti aut poena reclusionis damnati quietam atque tranquillam vitam ducere valeant.
A recent collaboration between UWTSD and Ducere Global Business School has launched a Wales-Ducere Office, within the university's Faculty of Business and Management, which will manage the delivery of exciting new UG programmes, delivered fully online.
Edouard Ducere informs us that Suigaraichipi was born in Bayonne, rue de la Galuperie, (8) and that he was known as "Coursic," which meant a petty corsair in local familiar language (Ducere, 1908: 76-78, 222-29, 302-12).
La methode scientifique peircienne peut etre alors modelisee selon l'enchainement elementaire: abduction, deduction, induction, trois termes qui sont tous derives de la racine ducere en latin qui a le sens << conduire >>.
Drawing from the Latin se ("away") and ducere ("to guide or lead"), early sixteenth-century English usages stress first "The action or an act of seducing (a person) to err in conduct or belief; allurement (to some course of action)" and second, "the condition of being led astray" (Oxford English Dictionary [OED] 1.a., 1.b.).