from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dialectal variant of scholar.


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  • DEER SIR, -- i am not a scollard and can't understand more'n 'alf your letter if you don't lik my cow why not go back were you cum from i dunno what you mean by consequences but if you lay' ands on my cow i'll 'ave the lor of you.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, 1920-01-28

  • The other woman, Janet, was what she called a 'poor scollard', but Tochatti went one better, for she could neither write nor read.


  • I'm no scollard, as poor Mark was, and Lenny would have been, if the Lord had not visited us otherways.

    The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851

  • So we did middling well, and Jan got one of the men that was a bit of a scollard to write to his mother, and got a hawker to take the letter along for the mending of his shoes.

    The Drummer's Coat

  • Oh yes; I've been to school -- board-school scollard.

    Somehow Good

  • I am no scollard, and so no more from your obedient, humble servant,

    Clara Hopgood

  • I was a-saying, tells me as how this boy, John, have got a good head, and would make a fine scollard, and how, by-and-by, he means to take him for a stoodient, and make a lawyer on him.

    Ishmael In the Depths

  • Well, he drew hugely, and so he did, every time he came, so that the great families in the neighbourhood would go to hear him; and he lodged in my house, and had pleasant ways with him, and was what I call a scollard.

    What Will He Do with It? — Volume 01

  • My poor Mark wrote such verses -- ah, he _was_ a scollard! "

    The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1, April, 1851

  • "I was thinking as you ought to hev been a bricklayer or carpenter, sir, instead of a scollard, and going up to rectory.

    The Weathercock Being the Adventures of a Boy with a Bias


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