housemaster

[ hous-mas-ter, -mah-ster ]
/ ˈhaʊsˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər /
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noun

a man who is in charge of a house or a dormitory in a private school for boys.

Origin of housemaster

First recorded in 1875–80; house + master
Related formshouse·mas·ter·ship, noun
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housemaster

/ (ˈhaʊsˌmɑːstə) /

noun

a teacher, esp in a boarding school, responsible for the pupils in his house
Derived Formshousemistress (ˈhaʊsˌmɪstrɪs), fem n
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