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Matricʹulate

means to enrol onself in a society. The University is called our alma mater (propitious mother). The students are her alumni (foster-children), and become so by being enrolled in a register after certain forms and examinations. (Latin, matricula a roll.)

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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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Matamore
Mate
Maté
Materialism
Matfellon
Mathew (Father)
Math isen
Mathurin (St.)
Matilda
Matriculate
Matter-of-fact
Matter’s afoot (The)
Matterhorn
Matthew (St.)
Matthew Bramble
Matthew Parker’s Bible
Matthews Bible
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Maudlin
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