(obsolete) A three-legged structure; a tripod. | (Cambridge University) Any of the final examinations for a BA honours degree. | (Cambridge University) The list of successful candidates in such an examination.
How to use Tripos in a Sentence?
Take as an example the reactionary custom of dividing the Tripos Honours List into three classes.
After the tripos excitements, some of the students leave their dream-world of study and talk of "cocoas" and debates and athletics to begin their work in the real world.
Short Example Sentence for Tripos
I was third in the classical tripos at Cambridge, Mr. Sladder.
Indeed, he examined more than once in the Moral Science Tripos at Cambridge.