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 Post-mortem (Latin).Post Obit. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Post-mortem Degree (A).
 
A degree after having failed at the poll.   1
        “He had not even the merit of being a plodding man, and he finally took what used to be called a post-mortem degree.”—My Rectors, p. 63.
 


 Post-mortem (Latin).Post Obit. 

 
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