little go
Responsion Re*spon"sion (-sh?n), n. [L. responsio. See {Respond}.] 1. The act of answering. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. (University of Oxford) The first university examination; -- called also {little go}. See under {Little}, a. [1913 Webster]


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  • Little go — Little Lit tle (l[i^]t t l), a. [The regular comparative and superlative of this word, littler and littlest, are often used as comparatives of the sense small; but in the sense few, less, or, rarely, lesser is the proper comparative and least is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • little go — see ↑great go under ↑go1 • • • Main Entry: ↑little * * * little go, British Informal. the first examination for the degree of B.A. at Cambridge University; Previous Examination …   Useful english dictionary

  • Little go — Go Go, n. 1. Act; working; operation. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] So gracious were the goes of marriage. Marston. [1913 Webster] 2. A circumstance or occurrence; an incident. [Slang] [1913 Webster] This is a pretty go. Dickens. [1913 Webster] 3. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • little-go — noun /ˈlɪtəlɡəʊ/ a) A private lottery, especially when illegal. the interrogators were able to recognize this as, “There was a question just like that on my little go.” b) The first exam taken at university towards a BA degree, discontinued… …   Wiktionary

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  • Little — Lit tle (l[i^]t t l), a. [The regular comparative and superlative of this word, littler and littlest, are often used as comparatives of the sense small; but in the sense few, less, or, rarely, lesser is the proper comparative and least is the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Little chief — Little Lit tle (l[i^]t t l), a. [The regular comparative and superlative of this word, littler and littlest, are often used as comparatives of the sense small; but in the sense few, less, or, rarely, lesser is the proper comparative and least is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Little Englander — Little Lit tle (l[i^]t t l), a. [The regular comparative and superlative of this word, littler and littlest, are often used as comparatives of the sense small; but in the sense few, less, or, rarely, lesser is the proper comparative and least is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Little Englandism — Little Lit tle (l[i^]t t l), a. [The regular comparative and superlative of this word, littler and littlest, are often used as comparatives of the sense small; but in the sense few, less, or, rarely, lesser is the proper comparative and least is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Little finger — Little Lit tle (l[i^]t t l), a. [The regular comparative and superlative of this word, littler and littlest, are often used as comparatives of the sense small; but in the sense few, less, or, rarely, lesser is the proper comparative and least is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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