Burschenschaft



any of certain associations of students formed to promote patriotism, Christian conduct, and liberal ideas but now primarily social fraternities.
Historical Examples

The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 3, September 1864 Various
Charles Lever, His Life in His Letters, Vol. I (of II) Edmund Downey
The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No 3, September, 1862 Various
The Crisis, Complete Winston Churchill
The Crisis, Complete Winston Churchill
The Crisis, Complete Winston Churchill
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 2 Various
Three Men on the Bummel Jerome K. Jerome
Tales from “Blackwood,” Volume 3 Various
The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 3, September 1864 Various

noun
a students’ fraternity, originally one concerned with Christian ideals, patriotism, etc

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