prep school


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Recent Examples on the Web The film is set at the fictional Barton Academy, a New England prep school, so Payne also needed Carson to design a crest. Jazz Tangcay, Variety, 10 Nov. 2023 But to the madras-born, an essential part of the canon is a homespun delight that was traditionally not purchased in a high-end boutique but ideally knit by your grandmother or prep school girlfriend. Eric Twardzik, Robb Report, 25 Oct. 2023 These trends like prep school looks, Hilaire says, are back and both generations are into it. Kerane Marcellus, Essence, 10 Oct. 2023 Originally located in North Baltimore at 4701 N. Charles St., the prep school opened its doors to 63 students on Sept. 22, 1873. Katia Parks, Baltimore Sun, 15 Sep. 2023 Of course, some sports cost more to play than others, with the likes of lacrosse and horseback riding synonymous with elite private prep schools. Orianna Rosa Royle, Fortune, 18 Oct. 2023 The film stars Paul Giamatti as a cranky history teacher at a prep school who is forced to remain on campus over the holidays with a student whose family plans for the holidays have been cancelled unexpectedly. Sharareh Drury, Variety, 3 Oct. 2023 Though the siblings returned together for their second year at the prep school, Kate and William didn’t release a back-to-school portrait to the public. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 3 Oct. 2023 From an indie sleaze prep school look to multiple red carpet appearances wearing velvet jackets and jeans, Mayer was ruthless, trashing the vast majority of his fits (except a rather cozy-looking chunky sweater look). Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 3 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of prep school was in 1829

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“Prep school.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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