responsions

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plural noun re·spon·sions \ri-ˈspän(t)-shənz\

Definition of responsions

  1. :  an examination formerly required for matriculation as an undergraduate at Oxford

Origin and Etymology of responsions

Middle English responcioun response, sum to be paid, from Anglo-French or Medieval Latin; Anglo-French responsion, from Medieval Latin responsion-, responsio, from Latin, answer, from respondēre


First Known Use: 1810


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