Definition of Triposes

1. Noun. (plural of tripos) ¹



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Definition of Triposes

1. tripos [n] - See also: tripos

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triposes

tripodic
tripodies
tripoding
tripods
tripody
tripoidal
tripoint
tripolar
tripole
tripoles
tripoli
tripolis
tripolyphosphate
tripolyphosphates
tripos
triposes (current term)
trippant
tripped
tripped up
tripper
trippers
trippery
trippet
trippets
trippier
trippiest
trippiness
tripping
tripping up
trippingly

Literary usage of Triposes

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1. The Classical Journal (1823)
"CAMBRIDGE triposes, FOR 1823. WE present our readers with a curiosity in literature, a satirical version of the late warlike Council of Paris. ..."

2. The Life and Selections from the Correspondence of William Whewell by William Whewell (1881)
"... Sketch of influence on Studies—Lord Lyttelton—Divinity Examinations — Progressive Sciences—Moral and Natural Sciences Examinations—Boards—triposes—Mr. ..."

3. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the by George J Hagar (1910)
"The triposes, which for honor candidates take the place of the " General " and " Special," are classical, mathematical, history, law, theology, ..."

4. The Progress of Education in England: A Sketch of the Development of English by James Edward Geoffrey De Montmorency (1904)
"In 185o it became an independent Tripos. New triposes followed rapidly : Moral Science and Natural Science in 1851, Theological Examinations in 1856, ..."

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