Bursarship \Bur"sar*ship\, n. The office of a bursar. [1913 Webster]

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  • bursarship — bur·sar·ship …   English syllables

  • bursarship — pronunc at bursar+ˌship noun ( s) : bursary 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sir Peter Proby, 2nd Baronet — Sir Peter Proby, 2nd Baronet, DL (December 4 1911 – 18 April 2002), was an English landowner and bursar of Eton.The eldest son of Sir Richard Proby, he was raised on the family estate, Elton Hall, near Oundle. Peter was educated at Eton and… …   Wikipedia

  • bursary — [ bə:səri] noun (plural bursaries) chiefly Brit. 1》 a grant, especially one awarded to a student. 2》 a bursar s room. Derivatives bursarial sɛ:rɪəl adjective bursarship noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • bursar — /ˈbɜsə / (say bersuh) noun 1. a treasurer or business officer, especially of a college or university. 2. a student holding a bursary. {Medieval Latin bursārius, from bursa purse} –bursarship, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • bursar — n. 1 a treasurer, esp. the person in charge of the funds and other property of a college. 2 the holder of a bursary. Derivatives: bursarship n. Etymology: F boursier or (in sense 1) med.L bursarius f. bursa bag …   Useful english dictionary

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