(social welfare) (formerly, in Britain) a third of a pint of milk, originally provided free by the local education authority to all young pupils, then later given only to children who passed a needs or means test
[skool-mis-tris] /ˈskulˌmɪs trɪs/ noun 1. a woman who presides over or teaches in a school. schoolmistress /ˈskuːlˌmɪstrɪs/ noun 1. a woman who teaches in or runs a school
- School of arts
noun 1. (Austral) a public building in a small town, originally one used for adult education
noun 1. the experience gained from living, especially from disappointment and hard work, regarded as a means of education: The only school he ever attended was the school of hard knocks. school of hard knocks The practical experience of life, including hardship and disappointments. For example, A self-made man, he never went to college but […]
noun 1. (in Chinese philosophy) a Neo-Confucian school asserting the existence of transcendent universals, which form individual objects from a primal matter otherwise formless.