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Baccalaureate   /bˌækəlˈɔriət/   Listen

A farewell sermon to a graduating class at their commencement ceremonies.
An academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies.  Synonym: bachelor's degree.

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"Baccalaureate" Quotes from Famous Books

... illustrates well enough some supposed cases of plagiarism, of which I will mention one where my name figured. When a little poem called "The Two Streams" was first printed, a writer in the New York "Evening Post" virtually accused the author of it of borrowing the thought from a baccalaureate sermon of President Hopkins, of Williamstown, and printed a quotation from that discourse, which, as I thought, a thief or catchpoll might well consider as establishing a fair presumption that it was so borrowed. I was at the same time wholly unconscious of ever having met with ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 62, December, 1862 • Various

... went up for his bachot, his baccalaureate degree, at the Sorbonne, and was plucked for his written Latin version. It vexed him and his mother, for they were poor at the time, and it was important that he should do well. His father was then in England. Du Maurier ...
— George Du Maurier, the Satirist of the Victorians • T. Martin Wood

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