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Siʹzar

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A poor scholar whose assize of food is given him. Sizars used to have what was left at the fellowsʹ table, because it was their duty at one time to wait on the fellows at dinner. Each fellow had his sizar. (Cambridge University.)

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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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