from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to Joseph Lancaster, an English schoolmaster (1778–1838), or the method of monitorial instruction in primary schools established by him: as, the Lancasterian system; Lancasterian schools.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the monitorial system of instruction followed by Joseph Lancaster, of England, in which advanced pupils in a school teach pupils below them.


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