schoolmaster

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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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Higginbotham took the pedlar into high favor, sanctioned his addresses to the pretty schoolmistress, and settled his whole property on their children, allowing themselves the interest.
Without running up the rates, we give a hundred crowns to supplement the cure's stipend, we pay two hundred francs to the rural policeman, and as much again to the schoolmaster and schoolmistress.
I made off immediately, and left my schoolmistress to come out of her pretended fright gradually, and the lady too; and presently the watch was missed.
But, Miss Potterson, as a ready schoolmistress accustomed to bring her pupils to book, set the matter in a light that was essentially of this world.
Even Atlantis Theatrical's 'Matilda The Musical' had its titular character leading a bunch of fellow kids in ousting a despotic schoolmistress.
Predictably, the prim schoolmistress and her drunkard host make for poor company.
His dad was an electrician, his mam a schoolmistress.
The book traces the development of schooling from private tutoring of the privileged to a ubiquitous collectively funded system in tandem with the cultural evolution of gender roles, connecting to provide a job evolution from governess to schoolmistress to moral example, and beyond.
In the courtyard of the "refuge room," the name used in Alsace for kindergarten, my mother and the schoolmistress scan the blue sky.
The original highlights included the charming "March of the Siamese Children," in which the princes, princesses, wives and concubines of King Mongkut are introduced to their new schoolmistress, and the pivotal "Shall We Dance?
The ex-wife of Rolling Stones rocker Mick Jagger will play a schoolmistress opposite Billy Bob Thornton in horror movie Hellbent.
The craze is said to date back at least a century to a town in Serbia where a local schoolmistress died from heartbreak.