- a school that provides training in some art, profession, or vocation.
- an institution for the care of juvenile delinquents.
Origin of training school
First recorded in 1820–30
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Examples from the Web for training school
Belated vacations and illness had depleted the training-school.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
The inmates of the Training-school are not deaconesses alone.Deaconesses in Europe
Jane M. Bancroft
“No better nursery or training-school in time of war,” they say.
That may be true, but it is pleasanter to think of them as a training-school for times of peace.
The war, if it was to be won, could only be won in the workshop and the training-school.The War in the Air; Vol. 1