church school

noun

Definition of church school

1 : a school providing a general education but supported by a particular church in contrast to a public school or a nondenominational private school
2 : an organization of officers, teachers, and pupils for purposes of moral and religious education under the supervision of a local church

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First Known Use of church school

1714


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