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- n. Plural form of undermaster.
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State schools proper, the selection of undermasters does not rest with the head, or director, as he is called, at all.
Keate ruled, unaidedfor the undermasters were few and of no accountby sheer force of character.
But the magistrates of Edinburgh, not knowing the treasure they possessed in Dr. Adam, encouraged a savage fellow, called Nicol, one of the undermasters, in insulting his person and authority.
Quarterly on my school-book, by one of the Eton undermasters, who, like Demetrius the Silversmith, seems alarmed for the gains of his occupation.”
_Quarterly_ on my school-book, by one of the Eton undermasters, who, like Demetrius the Silversmith, seems alarmed for the gains of his occupation. "