demy †(Sc.) half-mark; foundation scholar at Magdalen College, Oxford (L. semicommunarius one whose commons were orig. half that of a Fellow) XV; size of paper XVI. ellipt. uses of DEMI-, the sp. with -y being appropriate for the final position.
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