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Post-mortem Degree

(A). A degree after having failed at the poll.

“He had not even the merit of being a plodding man, and be finally took what used to be called a post-mortem degree.” —My Rectors, p. 63.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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