baccalaureate

[b_ˈa_k_ɐ_l_ˌɔː_ɹ_iː_t], [bˈakɐlˌɔːɹiːt], [bˈakɐlˌɔːɹiːt]

Definitions of baccalaureate:

  1.   Relating to the degree of bachelor; baccalaureate sermon, a farewell sermon delivered to a graduating class. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   The degree or position of a Bachelor of Arts. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3.   The degree of bachelor of arts. See Bachelor. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4.   The degree of bachelor, or first degree, given by universities and colleges. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for baccalaureate:

  1. The artist went up for his bachot, his baccalaureate degree, at the Sorbonne, and was plucked for his written Latin version. ” – George Du Maurier, the Satirist of the Victorians by T. Martin Wood
  2. At the age of eighteen, he left the St. Hilaire college in order to prepare his baccalaureate and his father, becoming alarmed at his increasing moodiness and mysticism, endeavored to infuse into him the tastes and habits of a man of the world by introducing him into the society of his equals in the town where he lived; but the twig was already bent, and the young man yielded with bad grace to the change of regime; the amusements they offered were either wearisome or repugnant to him. ” – A Woodland Queen, Complete by Andre Theuriet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  3. “ 128. The Seniors will be examined for the Baccalaureate four weeks before Commencement, by a committee, in connection with the Faculty. ” – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  4. Now, for mine own part, with little Mary's love, I promise you that my baccalaureate degree at Oxford will be the only one to which I will aspire. ” – Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion by St. George Tucker
  5. As baccalaureate arms himself, and speaks not Until the master doth propose the question, To argue it, and not to terminate it, So did I arm myself with every reason, While she was speaking, that I might be ready For such a questioner and such profession. ” – Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete by Dante Alighieri
  6. We watched Ole and Frankling all through Baccalaureate and when Ole won a twenty- yard dash across the church and over several of us, and marched down the street with Miss Spencer, it looked as if all was over but the Mendelssohn business. ” – At Good Old Siwash by George Fitch
  7. This degree, or honor, is called the Baccalaureate – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  8. By the kind aid of the good minister of the town he had been fitted for college; had passed through Cambridge by means of what little money his father had left him and by his own exertions in school- keeping; and was now a recently decorated baccalaureate with, as was understood, a purpose to devote himself to the ministry, under the auspices of that reverend and good friend whose support and instruction had already stood him in such stead. ” – Septimius Felton or, The Elixir of Life by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  9. After this we find him at Lyons, at first pursuing studies in philosophy in preparation for his baccalaureate degree, evidently with the idea of eventually entering the university. ” – Makers of Modern Medicine by James J. Walsh
  10. As a matter of fact, a position was found for the young baccalaureate in a government department which was neither the most desirable nor the one of least importance; namely, the Post Office Department. ” – Bastien Lepage by Fr. Crastre

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