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schoolroom

[skool-room, -roo m]
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noun
  1. a room in which a class is conducted or pupils are taught.
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Origin of schoolroom

First recorded in 1765–75; school1 + room
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  • And he sprang from his stool, as their teacher entered the schoolroom door.

  • The college bell was beginning to ring out as they entered the schoolroom.

    The Channings

    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • They traversed the cloisters again, and tried the door of the schoolroom.

    The Channings

    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • He would keep us out of the cloisters; he would keep us out of our own schoolroom.

    The Channings

    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • She entered, took off her things in the room appropriated to her, and passed into the schoolroom.

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    Mrs. Henry Wood


Word Origin and History for schoolroom

n.

1773, from school (n.1) + room (n.).

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