school milk

noun

social welfare (formerly, in Britain) a third of a pint of milk, originally provided free by the local education authority to all young pupils, then later given only to children who passed a needs or means test

Nearby words

  1. school committee,
  2. school crossing patrol,
  3. school day,
  4. school figure,
  5. school for scandal, the,
  6. school night,
  7. school of arts,
  8. school of hard knocks,
  9. school of law,
  10. school of mind

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