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head teacher

noun
1.
a teacher responsible for running a school
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  • “There goes the head teacher, a fellow named Crabtree,” said Bock.

    The Putnam Hall Rebellion Arthur M. Winfield
  • The next instant Josiah Crabtree, the head teacher, strode in.

    The Mystery at Putnam Hall Arthur M. Winfield
  • "And about the other things——" The head teacher paused suggestively.

    The Mystery at Putnam Hall Arthur M. Winfield
  • "Mr. Crabtree——" began George Strong, but the head teacher motioned for the assistant to be silent.

    The Mystery at Putnam Hall Arthur M. Winfield
  • "You're home, children," the head teacher told us after we had gone into the glassite dome they'd built for us there.

    Keep Out Fredric Brown
  • George Strong, the head teacher, was there, enjoying himself fully as much as the pupils who loved him.

    The Rover Boys In The Mountains

    Arthur M. Winfield
  • Miss Mary F. Mackie, the head teacher, offered me a position as janitor.

    Up From Slavery: An Autobiography Booker T. Washington

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