- (in some schools) a room used solely or chiefly for studying.
- a period of time in a school day, set aside for study and doing homework, usually under the supervision of a teacher and in a room designated for this purpose.
Origin of study hall
First recorded in 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for study hall
The opening of the study-hall door interrupted her worried reflections.
After this interview, Roy looked a long time out of the study-hall window.
Before going to bed on the night of the play I hung my sweater on a peg in the study-hall.
Then, noting that the eyes of her pupils were fixed in concerted gaze on the study-hall door, she turned sharply.
"I'm sorry to be late, Allan," he said pleasantly as he came through the study-hall door.The Black Fawn
James Arthur Kjelgaard