College

Definition of College

Col´lege
n.1.A collection, body, or society of persons engaged in common pursuits, or having common duties and interests, and sometimes, by charter, peculiar rights and privileges; as, a college of heralds; a college of electors; a college of bishops.
The college of the cardinals.
- Shak.
Then they made colleges of sufferers; persons who, to secure their inheritance in the world to come, did cut off all their portion in this.
- Jer. Taylor.
2.A society of scholars or friends of learning, incorporated for study or instruction, esp. in the higher branches of knowledge; as, the colleges of Oxford and Cambridge Universities, and many American colleges.
3.A building, or number of buildings, used by a college.
4.Fig.: A community.
Thick as the college of the bees in May.
- Dryden.
College of justice
a term applied in Scotland to the supreme civil courts and their principal officers.
The sacred college
the college or cardinals at Rome.

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