optime (plural optimes)

(Cambridge University) A student who graduates with second class ("senior optime") or third class ("junior optime") honours in mathematics, or (loosely) in any other subject.

Source: Wiktionary

Op"ti*me, n. Etym: [L., adv. fr. optimus the best.]

Definition: One of those who stand in the second rank of honors, immediately after the wranglers, in the University of Cambridge, England. They are divided into senior and junior optimes.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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