Arms Glossary of Cambridge jargon

This is a list of definitions of words which are unique to the University of Cambridge, or have special meanings at Cambridge, or refer to places at Cambridge, and some associated abbreviations.

There are some definitions local to Queens' College.

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This compilation is Copyright © R.D.H. Walker 1991-97. rdhw@cam.ac.uk  

This glossary was compiled during 1990-1, and posted onto this web server in 1997. Consequently, some of the definitions are already out of date (in particular, the definitions of university central bodies are as they were before the reforms following the report of the Wass Syndicate). Some attempt has been made to update the definitions which were seriously in error, but some will have slipped through.


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