Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


College (Lat.), a society. It was applied to almost any guild or association. Thus, in ancient Rome there was a College of Augurs, in modern Rome there is the College of Cardinals, Scotland has its College of Advocates, and England its College of Heralds. At the Universities the college strictly signifies the chartered corporation of head, fellows, and scholars, though its name is also used to include the general body of undergraduate members whether scholars or not.