One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1An examination taken in order to qualify for a particular profession.
2(In some Scottish Universities) any of the four necessary examinations for the degree of M.B.C.M. or the M.B.Ch.B. (commonly known as First, Second, and Third Professional, and Final).
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Times.
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