Senior

Definition of Senior

Sen´ior
a.1.More advanced than another in age; prior in age; elder; hence, more advanced in dignity, rank, or office; superior; as, senior member; senior counsel.
2.Belonging to the final year of the regular course in American colleges, or in professional schools.
n.1.A person who is older than another; one more advanced in life.
2.One older in office, or whose entrance upon office was anterior to that of another; one prior in grade.
3.An aged person; an older.
Each village senior paused to scan,
And speak the lovely caravan.
- Emerson.
4.One in the fourth or final year of his collegiate course at an American college; - originally called senior sophister; also, one in the last year of the course at a professional schools or at a seminary.

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