from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A man who is a teacher.
- noun A grayish-brown snapper (Lutjanus apodus) of the western Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A man who presides over or teaches a school; a man whose business it is to keep school.
- noun A common name of Lutianus apodus, a fish of the family Lutianidæ, found in the West Indies.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The man who presides over and teaches a school; a male teacher of a school.
- noun One who, or that which, disciplines and directs.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The person in charge of a school.
- verb To teach in the capacity of schoolmaster.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun presiding officer of a school
- noun food fish of warm Caribbean and Atlantic waters
- noun any person (or institution) who acts as an educator
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"The law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith, but _after that faith is come we are no longer under a schoolmaster_.
He told me also a curious conversation amongst three grooms, at which Wrightson had assisted the day before in a railway carriage, clearly indicating to what an alarming extent the schoolmaster is abroad!
Let all encouragement be given to the "working man" who takes advantage of the fact that the schoolmaster is abroad, but do not encourage the "working man" in bookmaking.
The schoolmaster is a bear. — «Il est très grave et parfois un peu severe.
Charles the schoolmaster is not anything like Charles any where else, he is quite another creature, as I always told you.
The schoolmaster is the basis of Germany's commercial and industrial success.
"Domsie," as we called the schoolmaster, behind his back in
"Lady Lothrop and Lois Badger and I have been talking together, and we think the boys might as well go up too to your academy, as our present schoolmaster is not very competent, and you will give them a thorough fitting for college."
A good schoolmaster is a good schoolmaster – I don't care what else he calls himself.
The schoolmaster is not yet regarded as the mightiest moral agent of the earth; the true vicegerent of the spirit from above, by which alone the soul is truly taught to plume her wings and shape her course for Heaven.