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Tripos

A Cambridge term, meaning the three honour classes into which the best men are disposed at the final examination, whether of Mathematics, Law, Theology, or Natural Science, etc. The word is often emphatically applied to the voluntary classical examination.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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