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- noun The adult leader in charge of a troop of Boy Scouts.
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- noun An adult who leads a group of
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- noun the leader of a troop of Scouts
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Ellington soon became known as a scoutmaster who wouldn't give up on kids.
Ellington soon became known as a scoutmaster who wouldn’t give up on kids.
And if such turned out to be the case, wouldn't it prove that the scoutmaster was a wonder at guessing things that were
That this so-called scoutmaster led a hike up this same challenging trail in February -- wintertime -- when snow was still present, was sheer stupidity.
I'm glad you're going to stay, because you can be a kind of scoutmaster to both troops.
Tom suspected that here was just the kind of scoutmaster that the National Organization was after -- one with pep.
There were only five of them, one patrol, and the biggest one was a kind of scoutmaster and patrol leader rolled into one.
Alan wrestles with the guilt and gives himself no mercy even for his act of leading the head scoutmaster to the spot a few hours later, to a naked, bitten, bloody, parched Ernie Carlson, who had screamed himself into collapse.
The scoutmaster walked back and forth in front of the curtain, addressing his troop.
The scoutmaster shouted for order while he extinguished his shoe and checked for damage.