board school


British (formerly) a school managed by a board elected by local ratepayers

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Examples from the Web for board school

Historical Examples of board school

  • To think I should live to hear that from a bhoy wid a board-school edukashin!

    Soldier Stories

    Rudyard Kipling

  • But there is no time to board-school you; and you are getting too old for that rot even.


    R. D. Blackmore

  • Board-School Master: "Now then, boys, we must get to work again!"

  • Perhaps I'll be a governess, or a Board-school teacher, or suchlike.

  • He made friends with board-school boys and even errand-boys.


    William McFee