Definition of Schoolmaster

1. Noun. Presiding officer of a school.

Exact synonyms: Headmaster, Master
Specialized synonyms: Housemaster
Generic synonyms: Head, Head Teacher, Principal, School Principal
Derivative terms: Headmastership, Mastership



2. Noun. Any person (or institution) who acts as an educator.
Generic synonyms: Educator, Pedagog, Pedagogue

3. Noun. Food fish of warm Caribbean and Atlantic waters.
Exact synonyms: Lutjanus Apodus
Generic synonyms: Snapper
Group relationships: Genus Lutjanus, Lutjanus

Definition of Schoolmaster

1. n. The man who presides over and teaches a school; a male teacher of a school.

Definition of Schoolmaster

1. Noun. The person in charge of a school. ¹

2. Verb. To teach in the capacity of schoolmaster. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Schoolmaster

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Medical Definition of Schoolmaster

1. 1. The man who presides over and teaches a school; a male teacher of a school. "Let the soldier be abroad if he will; he can do nothing in this age. There is another personage abroad, a person less imposing, in the eyes of some, perhaps, insignificant. The schoolmaster is abroad; and I trust to him, armed with his primer, against the soldier in full military array." (Brougham) 2. One who, or that which, disciplines and directs. "The law was our schoolmaster, to bring us into Christ." (Gal. Iii. 24) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schoolmaster

schoolish
schoolishly
schoolishness
schoolkid
schoolkids
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schoolmaid
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schoolmaster (current term)
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Literary usage of Schoolmaster

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1. The Friend of Peace by Noah Worcester, Massachusetts Peace Society (1827)
"When- he came into his presence, he said, 'he was the schoolmaster of Falerii, ... By this time the Fale- rians had discovered the schoolmaster's treason; ..."

2. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"Learning the Trade of a schoolmaster ... the apprenticeship plan in use, that at times even the schoolmaster served an apprenticeship to learn his calling. ..."

3. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"Learning the Trade of a schoolmaster ... the apprenticeship plan in use, that at times even the schoolmaster served an apprenticeship to learn his calling. ..."

4. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"Learning the Trade of a schoolmaster (Cilly of N. Yorke Indentures, 1694-1707. MS. folio volume. Copied by Seybolt) The following New York City indenture of ..."

5. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1892)
"Equally removed from the grammatical pedantry of the old schoolmaster and the ... School reform means schoolmaster reform. When the masters are better able ..."

6. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1857)
"TOT OOOD schoolmaster. THERE is scarce any profession in the commonwealth more necessary, ... But see how well our schoolmaster behaves himself. ..."

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