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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.
He was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where he was admitted as a sizar on 1 April 1643, graduated B.
John's College (where Greene had been a sizar two decades earlier), must have come into contact with Kemp and Burbage, when the Chamberlain's Men visited Cambridge in 1594/5 or at an unrecorded later date.
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.
Glancing down the page I came to another John Tench which read: 'John Tench Admitted sizar (aged 17) at Trinity May 19 1740 son of John Tench of Nantwich Cheshire.
In his Autobiography, De Quincey's contemporary, Leigh Hunt, recalled riding outside on the Oxford coach as a young man and conversing with the driver, Tillamant Bobart, who had given up his position as a former sizar at the college for the life of a coachman.
He matriculated at the age of sixteen, and supported himself as a sizar at Pembroke College.