Definition of Oppidan

1. a. Of or pertaining to a town.



2. n. An inhabitant of a town.

Definition of Oppidan

1. Adjective. (rare) Of or pertaining to a town or conurbation. ¹

2. Noun. (rare obsolete) A town dweller. ¹

3. Noun. (qualifier also Oppidan) A class of student in traditional English public schools such as Eton; opposed to colleger or King's Scholar. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oppidan

1. a townsman [n -S] - See also: townsman

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Literary usage of Oppidan

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1. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1831)
"oppidan, by Rubens—Dorina, 5 yn old, Sit. 61b. IH,.. bin-..ni) 1 Col. WUs»n's br. c. Comus, 3 yrs old, 6st. 51b 2 Lord Southampton's br. h. ..."

2. Great Victorians: Memories and Personalities by Thomas Hay Sweet Escott (1916)
"... not as an oppidan but a "tug"—Roughing it in the " Long Chamber "—Captain of the school—Gets King's, makes many famous friends, but owes more to home ..."

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