Schoolmarms



noun, Older Use.
1.
a female schoolteacher, especially of the old-time country school type, popularly held to be strict and priggish.
noun (informal)
1.
a woman schoolteacher, esp when considered to be prim, prudish, or old-fashioned
2.
(Brit) any woman considered to be prim, prudish, or old-fashioned

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