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schoolmaster

SCHOOL'MASTER, n. [See Master.

1. The man who presides over and teaches a school; a teacher, instructor or preceptor of a school. [Applied now only or chiefly to the teachers of primary school.]

Adrian VI. was sometime schoolmaster to Charles V.

2. He or that which disciplines, instructs and leads.

The law was our schoolmaster to bring us to Christ. Gal. 3.



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SCHOOL'MASTER, n. [See Master.

1. The man who presides over and teaches a school; a teacher, instructor or preceptor of a school. [Applied now only or chiefly to the teachers of primary school.]

Adrian VI. was sometime schoolmaster to Charles V.

2. He or that which disciplines, instructs and leads.

The law was our schoolmaster to bring us to Christ. Gal. 3.

SCHOOL'MAS-TER, n. [See Master.]

  1. The man who presides over and teaches a school; a teacher, instructor, or preceptor of a school. [Applied now only or chiefly to the teachers of primary schools.] Adrian VL was sometime schoolmaster to Charles V. Knolles.
  2. He or that which disciplines, instructs, and leads. The law was our schoolmaster to bring us to Christ. Gal. iii.

School"mas`ter
  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 unto Christ. Gal. iii. 24.

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Schoolmaster

SCHOOL'MASTER, noun [See Master].

1. The man who presides over and teaches a school; a teacher, instructor or preceptor of a school. [Applied now only or chiefly to the teachers of primary school.]

Adrian VI. was sometimes schoolmaster to Charles V.

2. He or that which disciplines, instructs and leads.

The law was our schoolmaster to bring us to Christ. Galatians 3:24.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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STATISTICS, n. A collection of facts respecting the state of society, the condition of the people in a nation or country, their health, longevity, domestic economy, arts, property and political strength, the state of the country, &c.

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