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Diploʹma

literally means something folded (Greek). Diplomas used to be written on parchment, folded, and sealed. The word is applied to licences given to graduates to assume a degree, to clergymen, to physicians, agents, and so on.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Diomedean Swop
Diomedēs or Diomēd
Dione
Dionysius (the younger)
Dionysos
Diophantine Analysis
Dioscuri
Diotrephes
Dip (A)
Diphthera
Diploma
Diplomacy
Diplomatic Cold (A)
Diplomatics
Diptych [diptik]
Dircæan Swan
Direct Tax
Directory
Dirleton
Dirlos (Count)
Dirt