prepostor

praepostor

[pree-pos-ter]
noun
a senior student at an English public school who is given authority over other students.
Also, prepositor, prepostor.


Origin:
1510–20; < Medieval Latin praepositor. See prae-, posit, -tor

praepostorial [pree-po-stawr-ee-uhl, -stohr-] , adjective
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prepositor

[pree-poz-i-ter]
noun
Also, prepostor [pree-pos-ter] .
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prepositor or prepostor (priːˈpɒzɪtə, priːˈpɒstə)
 
n
rare (Brit) a prefect in any of certain public schools
 
[C16: from Latin praepositus placed before]
 
prepostor or prepostor
 
n
 
[C16: from Latin praepositus placed before]

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