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Scholar, 1) a schoolboy: “I am no breeching s. in the schools,” Shr. III, 1, 18.
2) one who learns of a teacher, a pupil, disciple: “he is a better s. than I thought,” Wiv. IV, 1, 82. “my cousin William is become a good s.” H4B III, 2, 11. “thy master dies thy s.” Ant. IV, 14, 102. Per. II, 3, 17. II, 5, 31. II, 5, 31 IV, 6, 198.
3) a man of letters: Wiv. II, 2, 186. Meas. III, 2, 154. LLL IV, 2, 9. Merch. I, 2, 124. As IV, 1, 10. Shr. I, 2, 159. II, 79. Tw. II, 3, 13. IV, 2, 12. H5 I, 1, 32. H6B IV, 4, 36. H8 II, 2, 113. IV, 2, 51. Hml. I, 5, 141. III, 1, 159. Oth. II, 1, 167. “I would to God some s. would conjure her,” Ado II, 1, 264. “thou art a s., speak to it,” Hml. I, 1, 42 (Latin being the language of conjurers and exorcists).
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