(in ice skating) any one of a group of sixty-nine different figures, skated in two- or three-circle figure-eight patterns, used to test various skating movements, a skater usually being required to perform six selected ones in competition.
noun 1. a comedy of manners (1777) by Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
noun 1. a girl attending school.
- Schoolgirl complexion
Fresh, glowing, unblemished skin, as in She’s fifty but she still has her schoolgirl complexion. This expression, alluding to the beauty of young skin, was invented for an advertising campaign for Palmolive Soap, which ran from about 1923 through the 1930s and claimed to preserve one’s schoolgirl complexion.
noun, plural schoolhouses [skool-hou-ziz] /ˈskulˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA) 1. a building in which a school is conducted. noun 1. a building used as a school, esp a rural school 2. a house attached to a school