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collegen. [F. collège, L. collegium, fr. collega colleague. See Colleague.].
  •  A collection, body, or society of persons engaged in common pursuits, or having common duties and interests, and sometimes, by charter, peculiar rights and privileges; as, a college of heralds; a college of electors; a college of bishops.  [1913 Webster]
    "The college of the cardinals."  [1913 Webster]
    "Then they made colleges of sufferers; persons who, to secure their inheritance in the world to come, did cut off all their portion in this."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A society of scholars or friends of learning, incorporated for study or instruction, esp. in the higher branches of knowledge; as, the colleges of Oxford and Cambridge Universities, and many American colleges.  [1913 Webster]
    " In France and some other parts of continental Europe, college is used to include schools occupied with rudimentary studies, and receiving children as pupils."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A building, or number of buildings, used by a college.  Macaulay.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Fig.: A community.  [1913 Webster]
    "Thick as the college of the bees in May."  [1913 Webster]
College of justice, a term applied in Scotland to the supreme civil courts and their principal officers. -- The sacred college, the college or cardinals at Rome.


college, n.
1 an establishment for further or higher education, sometimes part of a university.
2 an establishment for specialized professional education (business college; college of music; naval college).
3 the buildings or premises of a college (lived in college).
4 the students and teachers in a college.
5 Brit. a public school.
6 an organized body of persons with shared functions and privileges (College of Physicians).

College of Arms (in the UK) a corporation recording lineage and granting arms. college of education Brit. a training college for schoolteachers. college pudding Brit. a small baked or steamed suet pudding with dried fruit.
collegial adj.
ME f. OF college or L collegium f. collega (as COLLEAGUE)



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