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Lent term

the spring term at Cambridge University and some other educational establishments
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  • Trench acted as stroke of the original first boat crew in the lent term of 1826.

    St. John's College, Cambridge Robert Forsyth Scott
  • That the races take place in the lent term, and be six in number.

    Rowing Rudolf Chambers Lehmann
  • The eyes of the sporting world are upon him from the commencement of lent term.

    Boating W. B. Woodgate
  • Seven other lectures were delivered during the first three weeks of the lent term of 1842.

  • In the lent term of 1881 there happened the greatest event in the history of the womens university movement.

    Cambridge Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
  • Hilary and Trinity are other names for lent term and Act term respectively.

  • Next term (the lent term) may find him a member of one of his college Lent boats.

    Rowing Rudolf Chambers Lehmann
  • The lent term with its persistent rowing practice on the muddy Thames was almost as bad as the holidays.

    Sinister Street, vol. 1 Compton Mackenzie
  • It is also the name of one of the terms at the universities of Oxford (more usually “lent term”) and Dublin.

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