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 Ex’eter Domesday.Exhibition (The Great) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Exhibition.
 
My son has got an exhibition at Oxford. An allowance of meat and drink; a benefaction for maintenance. (Latin, exhibitio, an allowance of food and other necessaries, “alimentis exhibre aliquem.”)   1
        “They have founded six exhibitions of £15 each per annum, to continue for two years and a half.”—Taylor: History of the University of Dublin, chap. v. p. 198.
       
“I crave fit disposition for my wife,
Due reference of place, and exhibition.”
       
Shakespeare: Othello, i. 3.
 


 Ex’eter Domesday.Exhibition (The Great) 

 
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