Hilary term

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Hilary term

(ˈhɪlərɪ)
n
(Education) the spring term at Oxford University, the Inns of Court, and some other educational establishments
[C16: named after Saint Hilary of Poitiers]
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What the two drank together, between Hilary Term and Michaelmas, might have floated a king's ship.