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[beyl-yuh l, bey-lee-uh l] /ˈbeɪl yəl, ˈbeɪ li əl/
a college of Oxford University, founded before 1268. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • All those of us who were at Balliol together telephoned to one another so that we might enlist together.

  • He was reported to have been stolen by gypsies in his youth, but was educated at Balliol.

  • But the Master of Balliol, not the Duke, was the person they had destined to slip on it.

    Zuleika Dobson Max Beerbohm
  • Thus Christ Church had little cause to throw the first stone at Balliol.

    Oxford Andrew Lang
  • Persons, the librarian of Balliol, sold old books to buy Protestant ones.

    Oxford Andrew Lang
  • After he crossed the border Balliol sent to him renouncing his homage.

  • I was much interested in the Balliol College pamphlet and the Master's accompanying letter.

  • Several of his discourses at the Council are preserved in Balliol Coll.

    The Grey Friars in Oxford Andrew G. Little
British Dictionary definitions for Balliol


See Baliol
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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