noun U.S. History.
- charitable trust,
- charity begins at home,
- charity commissioners,
Origin of charity school
Examples from the Web for charity school
Eleanor is no more fitted to be trusted with such an amount of money in her own hands than is a charity-school girl.Barchester Towers|Anthony Trollope
No charity-school children sang over his grave when the former lord of Borreby was laid in the cold earth!The Sand-Hills of Jutland|Hans Christian Andersen
The chorus-singers sang like charity-school girls at church.
It is now a charity-school, a lighthouse, and a life-saving station.England, Picturesque and Descriptive|Joel Cook
This mystery was apparently written in the eighteenth century, for representation by a charity-school.