study hall


Definition of study hall

1 : a room in a school set aside for study
2 : a period in a student's day set aside for study and homework

Examples of study hall in a Sentence

I have study hall next period. She got in trouble for talking in study hall. My study hall starts at 11:04.
Recent Examples on the Web There was a little more levity at dinner following study hall, though not much. oregonlive, 4 Apr. 2022 After Stonecipher was removed, the class became a study hall for a couple of weeks, and then the students were given English assignments. NBC News, 7 Apr. 2022 Eli attends just three classes in-person: French, theater and study hall. oregonlive, 14 Mar. 2022 Renovations are also planned for study hall, peer group and resource center spaces. Pioneer Press Staff,, 7 Mar. 2022 Once, during study hall, a student approached him and compared him to a slave. oregonlive, 14 Mar. 2022 Zal is a Yiddish word for a sort-of study hall that doubles as a gathering place. Rory Appleton, The Indianapolis Star, 8 Mar. 2022 For the Edgewood transfer, dedicated work in the classroom, study hall and the gym has been the necessary groundwork for his breakthrough success. Glenn Graham,, 21 Feb. 2022 The day after the board meeting, dozens of students skipped a study hall period in protest but returned to class after about 15 minutes. Melissa Gomez, Los Angeles Times, 27 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of study hall

1813, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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7 May 2022

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“Study hall.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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