Definitions

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  • n. The office of a teacher
  • n. The term of this office

Etymologies

teacher +‎ -age (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The "teacherage" is just beginning to be called for as the suitable home for the teachers of a school; a "teacherage" which can become a social centre if near the school building, and thus be uniquely useful.

    The Family and it's Members

  • In some rural communities in the United States a "teacherage"

    Community Civics and Rural Life

  • Give Lawrence school board member Rich Minder points for creativity, but his idea of establishing a "teacherage" to provide subsidized housing for local teachers seems unlikely to catch on.

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  • One day in the spring, I got up early, as usual, and sat on the front step of the teacherage, drinking my coffee as the sun rose over the San Francisco Mountains to the east.

    Half Broke Horses

  • In fact, the main street of Main Street was the only street, lined with a few ramshackle houses, one general store, and the school, which had a teacherage.

    Half Broke Horses

  • He seemed to accept this, and we stayed good friends, but one day he came by the teacherage with a shy, sober expression.

    Half Broke Horses

  • She could come to Red Lake, I wrote, and live with me in the teacherage until she figured out what to do.

    Half Broke Horses

  • The schoolhouse now had a teacherage built onto the back, so I had my own room to sleep in.

    Half Broke Horses

  • Early one evening a couple of weeks after Helen made her confession, I heard a knock on the teacherage door.

    Half Broke Horses

  • And she said I could live with them if I would go there; wouldn't have to live in the teacherage.

    Oral History Interview with Harriet Herring, February 5, 1976. Interview G-0027. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

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