school of the squad


noun

See under school1(def 16).

Nearby words

  1. school of arts,
  2. school of hard knocks,
  3. school of law,
  4. school of mind,
  5. school of the soldier,
  6. school phobia,
  7. school prawn,
  8. school shark,
  9. school ship,
  10. school tie

school

1
[ skool ]
/ skul /

noun

adjective

of or connected with a school or schools.
Obsolete. of the schoolmen.

verb (used with object)

to educate in or as if in a school; teach; train.
Archaic. to reprimand.

Origin of school

1
before 900; Middle English scole (noun), Old English scōl < Latin schola < Greek scholḗ leisure employed in learning

Related formsschool·a·ble, adjectiveschool·less, adjectiveschool·like, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for school of the squad

school

1
/ (skuːl) /

noun

verb (tr)

Word Origin for school

Old English scōl, from Latin schola school, from Greek skholē leisure spent in the pursuit of knowledge

school

2
/ (skuːl) /

noun

a group of porpoises or similar aquatic animals that swim together

verb

(intr) to form such a group

Word Origin for school

Old English scolu shoal ²

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Word Origin and History for school of the squad
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Idioms and Phrases with school of the squad

school

In addition to the idiom beginning with school

  • school of hard knocks

also see:

  • tell tales (out of school)
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