school [-s] n
OE < Gk. 'leisure, employment of leisure and study'.
- Amherst Academy; an educational institute; a place where children go every weekday to gain knowledge; [fig.] daily duty of boys and girls.
- Class; community of children; collective body of pupils and their teacher; [fig.] human beings in general.
- Profession; body of teachers; scholars united by principles, methods, theories, and doctrines; group of academics who use logic and precise terminology to define phenomena.
- Childhood; the time for learning; a period for gaining experience; an early stage in human life.
- Education; studies.
- College; a place where young women gain knowledge; an establishment were students acquire new skills; an institution where one can seek answers to essential questions, suc as Mt. Holyoke Seminary.
- Earthly life; period where one learns through experience.
- Place where children are gathered to learn and play.
see schoolboy, n.