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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of closing the doors of a schoolroom against a schoolmaster; -- a boyish mode of rebellion in schools.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Exclusion from a place by means of locks or bars; specifically, the act of excluding a schoolmaster from school by barricading the doors and windows: a boyish sport indulged in at Christmas in Great Britain, now nearly obsolete, and sometimes practised for mischief in parts of the United States.

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