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Definition of Demyship
1. a minor scholarship [n -S]
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Literary usage of Demyship
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1. Charles Reade, Dramatist, Novelist, Journalist: A Memoir Compiled Chiefly by Charles L. Reade (1887)
"THE demyship EXAMINATION. IN the year of grace 1831, the University of Oxford, like the public services, ..."
2. Statutes Made for the University of Oxford, and for the Colleges and Halls by University of Oxford Commissioners (1882)
"Whenever there shall be no duly qualified candidate for a inent of vacant Junior demyship whom the electors shall judge to be of sufficient merit for ..."
3. Nature by Norman Lockyer, Nature Publishing Group (1875)
"THERE will be an election at Magdalen College, Oxford, in June next, to at least one demyship and to one Exhibition in Natural Science. ..."
4. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"He was elected to a demyship at Magdalen College in 1769, graduating BA on 28 ... In 1772 he exchanged hie demyship for a fellowship, which he held till his ..."