double first


double first

double first Examples noun British University.

  1. a first in two subjects.
  2. a student who earns a first in two subjects.

Examples from the Web for double first Historical Examples of double first

  • They only pluck the ‘swells,’ the fellows who have taken a double-first at Oxford.

    Tony Butler

    Charles James Lever

  • We may say that no man ever gets a double-first in anything without an effort.

    The Bertrams

    Anthony Trollope

  • Do you mean that you wish to be a parson, and that after taking a double-first?

    The Bertrams

    Anthony Trollope

  • I thought then that all the world must give way to me, because I had taken a double-first.

    The Bertrams

    Anthony Trollope

  • It was like setting a double-first to construe the first book of Cæsar.

    Patsy

    S. R. Crockett

  • British Dictionary definitions for double first double first noun

    1. British a first-class honours degree in two subjects

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