schoolman

noun

school·​man ˈskül-mən How to pronounce schoolman (audio)
-ˌman
1
a
: one skilled in academic disputation
b
capitalized : scholastic sense 1a
2

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1533, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of schoolman was circa 1533

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“Schoolman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schoolman. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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