schoolman

noun
school·​man | \ ˈskül-mən How to pronounce schoolman (audio) , -ˌman \

Definition of schoolman

1a : one skilled in academic disputation
b capitalized : scholastic sense 1a

First Known Use of schoolman

circa 1533, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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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 21 Jun. 2021.

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