Wykehamist

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Wykehamist

(ˈwɪkəmɪst)
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(Education) a pupil or former pupil of Winchester College
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Noun1.Wykehamist - a student enrolled in (or graduated from) Winchester College
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
educatee, pupil, student - a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
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The Old Etonians, Old Carthusians, Old Harrovians, Old Westminsters and Old Wykehamists participated in soccer's FA Cup in the 1880s.
Founded by William of Wykeham, old boys are called Wykehamists, and the school is famous for its beautiful buildings and chapel and its strong academic record (95 per cent go on to university).
We are then advised by the Postgraduate Tutor, Dr Wodlea, to stay and complete the MA; our syllabus consists now of the Quadrivium, including the study of music, but, just before we qualify for the MA in 1508, a vacancy for a schoolmaster occurs at Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire, and after much discussion, the Careers Tutor, Dr Wodellegh, advises us to take the post, pointing out that we shall be looked after by our patrons (Wykehamists, of course!) and will not be disadvantaged in our chosen schoolteaching career by not having the MA.