noun plural but singular in construction div·vers \ˈdivə(r)z\

Definition of divvers

slang, British

  1. :  an examination in biblical literature and history required of every Oxford undergraduate up to 1932

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Origin and Etymology of divvers

divinity + -er (Oxford University slang suffix) + -s (representing plural moderations)

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a brief usually trivial fact

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