grade school

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Also graded school.

Origin of grade school

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
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Contemporary Examples of grade school

  • Just recall that grade-school lesson about the Dutch grabbing Gotham for a string of beads.

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British Dictionary definitions for grade school

grade school

noun
  1. US another name for elementary school
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