demyship

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

demy +‎ -ship

Noun[edit]

demyship (plural demyships)

  1. A type of scholarship, specifically for Magdalen College, Oxford.
    • 2009 January 14, Mark Ford, “Mick Imlah”, in The Guardian[1]:
      Mick attended Dulwich college, and in 1976 was awarded a demyship to Magdalen College, Oxford.