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schoolmaster

1. a man who teaches in or runs a school
2. a food fish, Lutjanus apodus, of the warm waters of the Caribbean and Atlantic: family Lutjanidae (snappers)
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Serious and statesmanlike, yes, but Brown was also at ease, breaking into laughter at host Alastair Stewart's schoolmasterly chairing of the debate.
Jonathan Legard, the new man alongside Martin Brundle (whose transfer to the Beeb was universally approved of) is really beginning to grate with his constant references to anyone posting a decent lap time being 'on a charge' and his schoolmasterly style in general.
His schoolmasterly air commands the authority in the chamber that Speaker Martin has sometimes lacked.
Archimedes, however, ignored these would-be philosophical distinctions as if they were schoolmasterly pedantries, and he uses such related terms indiscriminately, as the fancy strikes him".
City of London financiers, nursing huge losses, were furious at being lectured by the bespectacled, schoolmasterly Mr King.
If Humility is also played by a child actor, then it is possible that all of the characters-except, perhaps, Charity-would have been performed by chapel children, while a chapel gentleman could have taken on the role of the schoolmasterly Charity.
An evaluation of pluses and minuses can read like a schoolmasterly end-of-term report; a canter over the remaining fragments of empire like St Helena and Bermuda can seem a mere conceit.
I am amused that Schumacher must have to take a justifiably schoolmasterly role within the Hadid laboratory and becomes more wayward and inventive in the process.
Presented by a nice, schoolmasterly chap called Edward Blishen, it was produced by an enormously literate Armenian lady called Veronica Manoukian.
Thus, Preston enlisted the law into the valuable schoolmasterly task of hammering and humbling terrified souls and driving them to reliance on Christ: "come in to Christ; submit your selves to his yoke, to his teaching and discipline, to his rule and government which is so easie.
In the first instance, he uses the concept in the technical, schoolmasterly sense: 'Courbes sur la pensee d'autrui, et semblable a une presse mecanique, le traducteur est force de reproduire, dans un temps donne et dans un francais trop souvent barbare, les inspirations des auteurs exotiques' (p.
It all sounds a bit schoolmasterly, something the rebellious Robbie would not have appreciated.