praepostor

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praepostor

(priːˈpɒstə)
n
(Education) (at certain British public schools) a school prefect
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Warre, had introduced certain changes "in the method of delivering the praeposters' books." Horrified by this wave of innovation, the eighteenth Baron Willoughby de Broke warned his son that Warre was obviously a "[d]angerous man." (5) For the Verneys some things, the customs of Eton, the soundness of the existing social order, and the sanctity of private property, were not subject to alteration.