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reform school

noun

Simple Definition of reform school

  • : a place where young people who have committed crimes are sent to live and be taught to behave in ways that are socially acceptable

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of reform school

  1. :  a reformatory for boys or girls

Circa 1859

First Known Use of reform school

circa 1859

Rhymes with reform school

April fool, Barnaul, blow one's cool, boarding school, charter school, common school, cutty stool, dirty pool, ducking stool, fascicule, gallinule, grammar school, graticule, groupuscule, Hartlepool, Istanbul, kilojoule, lenticule, Liverpool, machine tool, magnet school, majuscule, middle school, minischool, minuscule, molecule, motor pool, normal school, nursery school, overrule, private school, public school, reticule, ridicule, summer school, Sunday school, training school, vestibule, wading pool


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reform school

noun

Legal Definition of reform school

  1. :  a reformatory for boys or girls




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