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schoolmaster

noun school·mas·ter \-ˌmas-tər\

: a man who teaches in a school

Full Definition of SCHOOLMASTER

1
:  a man who teaches school
2
:  one that disciplines or directs
3
:  a reddish-brown edible snapper (Lutjanus apodus) of the tropical Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico
school·mas·ter·ish \-tə-rish\ adjective
school·mas·ter·ly adjective

First Known Use of SCHOOLMASTER

13th century
SCHOOLMASTERISH Defined for Kids

schoolmaster

noun school·mas·ter \ˈskül-ˌma-stər\

Definition of SCHOOLMASTER for Kids

:  a man who is in charge of a school or teaches in a school

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