From the absence of his name on the college lists, it may be inferred that he was an Oppidan.
But now oppidan life extended beyond these walls; and houses, streets, villas and gardens spread into the plain on all sides.
Oppidan, op′i-dan, n. at Eton, a student who is not a foundationer or colleger.
On the other hand while 'meridian' and 'quartan' are French, 'publican', 'veteran', and 'oppidan' are Latin.
The convivial entertainments of Check nights and Oppidan dinners had already become institutions of a past age.