Sunday school


noun

a school, now usually in connection with a church, for religious instruction on Sunday.
the members of such a school.

Origin of Sunday school

First recorded in 1775–85
Also called Sabbath school.
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Sunday school


noun

  1. a school for the religious instruction of children on Sundays, usually held in a church hall and formerly also providing secular education
  2. (as modifier)a Sunday-school outing
the members of such a school
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