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schoolmaster

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noun school·mas·ter \-ˌmas-tər\

Simple Definition of schoolmaster

  • : a man who teaches in a school

Full Definition of schoolmaster

  1. 1 :  a man who teaches school

  2. 2 :  one that disciplines or directs

  3. 3 :  a reddish-brown edible snapper (Lutjanus apodus) of the tropical Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico

school·mas·ter·ish play \-tə-rish\ adjective
school·mas·ter·ly adjective

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