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night school

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noun
  1. a school held in the evening, especially for working adults and others who are unable to attend school during the day.
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Origin of night school

First recorded in 1520–30
Also called evening school.
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Examples from the Web for night school

Historical Examples

  • I'll have to struggle and screw and put myself to a night-school.

    An Australian Lassie

    Lilian Turner

  • One night in Passion week he left the night-school about ten o'clock.

    Robert Elsmere

    Mrs. Humphry Ward

  • The misbehaviour of the boys at the night-school has been mentioned.

    Change in the Village

    (AKA George Bourne) George Sturt

  • General Armstrong asked me to take charge of the night-school, and I did so.

  • Not infrequently the girl has begun in the lowest class in night-school.


British Dictionary definitions for night school

night school

noun
  1. an educational institution that holds classes in the evening for those who are not free during the day
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