[ loh-er ]
/ ˈloʊ ər /
a school that is preparatory to one on a more advanced level.
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Origin of lower school
First recorded in 1855–60
Words nearby lower school
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Example sentences from the Web for lower school
A noise was heard on the stairs, and in flocked the lower-school.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
British Dictionary definitions for lower school
the younger pupils in a secondary school, usually those in the first three or four year groups
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