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Doctorate  v. t.  To make (one) a doctor. "He was bred... in Oxford and there doctorated."

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"Doctorate" Quotes from Famous Books

... seven prizes, and was "excellent" in all her studies. During the academic year, 1881-1882, twelve women attended lectures in the Spanish universities. The three at Madrid were all working for the doctorate, and one had passed the necessary examinations; the two at Valladolid were occupied with medicine, while at Barcelona five were studying medicine, one law, and one pharmacy. Three of the medical students have ...
— History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III) • Various

... of humour most forcibly. I had hired the gorgeous robes of scarlet box cloth and carmine silk for the occasion, never expecting to wear them again. But some years later, when yet another honorary Doctorate, of Laws, was most generously conferred upon me by a University of our American cousins, I felt it incumbent on me to uphold if possible the British end of the ritual. A cable brought me just in time the box-cloth surtout. Commencement ceremonies in the United States are ...
— A Labrador Doctor - The Autobiography of Wilfred Thomason Grenfell • Wilfred Thomason Grenfell

... of Pianura was lodged in the ancient Signoria or Town Hall of the free city; and here, on the afternoon of the Duke's birthday, the civic dignitaries and the leading men of the learned professions had assembled to see the doctorate conferred on the Signorina Fulvia Vivaldi and on several less conspicuous ...
— The Valley of Decision • Edith Wharton

Words linked to "Doctorate" :   EdD, Doctor of Arts, D.A., STD, Doctor of Medicine, DPH, DDS, Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Osteopathy, degree, Doctor of Dental Medicine, doctorial, md, Doctor of Optometry, doctoral, Doctor of Public Health, DD, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Music, do, MusD

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