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teacherage

[ tee-cher-ij ]
/ ˈti tʃər ɪdʒ /
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noun

a building serving as a combination school and living quarters, as on certain government reservations and in remote, sparsely settled areas.

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Origin of teacherage

An Americanism dating back to 1930–35; teacher + -age
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