council school

  1. British (esp formerly) any school maintained by the state

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How to use council school in a sentence

  • You could not find any subject, believe me, Crashaw, in which he could be instructed by any teacher in a council school.

    The Wonder | J. D. Beresford
  • Soon after their dismissal the children all struck and refused to attend the council school.

  • Many children were among the killed and injured as the result of a bomb which fell upon a council school.

    The Mastery of the Air | William J. Claxton
  • I suppose we shall be having council school Scholarships next!

  • Childhood has no place; for above the roofs you may see the sharp points of a council school.

    Nights in London | Thomas Burke