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Origin of disciplinarian
Examples from the Web for disciplinarian
Even the role of disciplinarian often fell to her because, well, he was always traveling.Gloria Cain: Sex Accusations Make No Sense in 'Old School' Marriage|Michelle Cottle|November 15, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Owens, the Major, was a very gallant man, and the disciplinarian of the regiment.History of Morgan's Cavalry|Basil W. Duke
No minister, be he ever so strict a disciplinarian, can find fault with me.Phemie Frost's Experiences|Ann S. Stephens
Sir Eardley is looking out for some disciplinarian to take the place in hand.For the Term of His Natural Life|Marcus Clarke
"one who enforces order," 1630s, see discipline; earlier used of Puritans who wanted to establish the Presbyterian "discipline" in England (1580s). Meaning "advocate of greater discipline" is from 1746.