Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A schoolmistress.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A schoolmistress.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A female teacher of a school; a schoolmistress.

Etymologies

school +‎ dame (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • His mother, the village schooldame, brought him up until, after taking a second husband, she sent him to live and work at the farm of her brother-in-law, William Austin, in nearby Sapiston.

    Introduction: Tim Fulford

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