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Uʹniversity

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First applied to collegiate societies of learning in the twelfth century, because the universitas literaʹrum (entire range of literature) was taught in them—i.e. arts, theology, law, and physic, still called the “learned” sciences. Greek, Latin, grammar, rhetoric, and poetry are called humanity studies, or humaniorēs literœ, meaning “lay” studies in contradistinction to divinity, which is the study of divine things. (See Cad.)

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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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Unigenitus (Latin, The Only-Begotten)
Union Jack
Union Rose (The)
Unionists
Unitarians
United Kingdom
United States
Unities
Universal Doctor
Universe
University
Unknown
Unlicked or Unlicked Cub
Unlucky Gifts
Unmanned
Unmarried Men of Note
Unmentionables
Unready (The)
Unrighteous [Adokimos]
Unwashed
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