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(Education) Brit (at Peterhouse, Cambridge, and Trinity College, Dublin) an undergraduate receiving a maintenance grant from the college
[C16: from earlier sizer, from size1 (meaning 'an allowance of food, etc')]
ˈsizarˌship n


or siz•er

(ˈsaɪ zər)

(at Cambridge University and at Trinity College, Dublin) an undergraduate who receives maintenance aid from the college.
[1580–90; size1 (definition 7) + -ar3]
siz′ar•ship`, n.
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He entered college as a sizar, that is, in return for doing the work of a servant he received free board and lodging in his college.
Born in London in 1552, the son of a clothmaker, Spenser past from the newly established Merchant Taylors' school to Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, as a sizar, or poor student, and during the customary seven years of residence took the degrees of B.
But it had an influence in placing obstacles in the way of her association with Mrs Gowan by making the Prunes and Prism school excessively polite to her, but not very intimate with her; and Little Dorrit, as an enforced sizar of that college, was obliged to submit herself humbly to its ordinances.
JFA Secretary-General, Sizar Soubar, said Clarke's visit aims at benefiting from the expertise of distinguished associations around the world, especially the English FA.
His first departure from Northern Ireland, to attend Trinity College in Dublin as a sizar, was a liberating experience from which there was, in a sense, no returning.
A sizar helped pay his way through college by "doing secretarial jobs, running errands, and performing domestic tasks such as lighting fires" (40).
He was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where he was admitted as a sizar on 1 April 1643, graduated B.
Greenwood," then the last may be the Thomas Greenwood who matriculated as a sizar in 1581, took a BA between 1584 and 1585, and gained an MA in 1588.
From a different appreciation of Sterne's biography, however, he was the impoverished son of an absent father, sent to Cambridge only thanks to the grudging assistance of a condescending uncle who expected subservient favors in return, and then only as a low class sizar compelled to wait on his fellow students at table in part payment for his keep.
Bu sefer islem tersine doner ve oksijen hemoglobininin etrafindan ayrilarak doku araligina sizar.
In common with most young men of humble origins, D'Ewes's sizar Thomas Manning was at the university in order to gain the qualifications that would allow him to pursue a career in the church.
Sizar Elliott, who pioneered meat canning in Australia, was born in Essex in 1814 and brought up in New Brunswick.