study hall


(in some schools) a room used solely or chiefly for studying.
a period of time in a school day, set aside for study and doing homework, usually under the supervision of a teacher and in a room designated for this purpose.

Origin of study hall

First recorded in 1840–50 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for study hall

Historical Examples of study hall

  • The opening of the study-hall door interrupted her worried reflections.

    Marjorie Dean

    Pauline Lester

  • After this interview, Roy looked a long time out of the study-hall window.

  • Before going to bed on the night of the play I hung my sweater on a peg in the study-hall.

  • Then, noting that the eyes of her pupils were fixed in concerted gaze on the study-hall door, she turned sharply.

    Marjorie Dean

    Pauline Lester

  • "I'm sorry to be late, Allan," he said pleasantly as he came through the study-hall door.

    The Black Fawn

    James Arthur Kjelgaard