ragged school


noun

(in Britain, formerly) a free elementary school for poor children

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Example sentences from the Web for ragged school

  • There is a penny bank established in connection with the ragged-school, and last year there were deposits to the amount of 278l.

    The Church Index|William Pepperell
  • He could spell a little now, thanks to the ragged-school, and he spelt out "Christus Salvator meus."

    Ravenshoe|Henry Kingsley