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  • noun Plural form of dux.


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  • However elevated above the other boys in genius, though generally in the list of the duxes, he was seldom, as far as I recollect, the leader of the school: nor need this be deemed surprising, as it has often been observed that boys of original genius have been {p. 095} outstripped, by those that were far inferior to themselves, in the acquisition of the dead languages.

    Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume I (of 10) 1824

  • This group was defined as members of New Zealand's maths and chemistry Olympics teams, top scholars in the New Zealand Bursary examinations, and duxes at selected high-performing secondary schools.

    National Business Review (NBR) New Zealand 2009


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