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  • n. Plural form of undermaster.

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Examples

  • State schools proper, the selection of undermasters does not rest with the head, or director, as he is called, at all.

    Dutch Life in Town and Country

  • Keate ruled, unaided—for the undermasters were few and of no account—by sheer force of character.

    Dr. Arnold

  • 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.

    Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume I (of 10)

  • Quarterly on my school-book, by one of the Eton undermasters, who, like Demetrius the Silversmith, seems alarmed for the gains of his occupation.”

    Matthew Arnold

  • _Quarterly_ on my school-book, by one of the Eton undermasters, who, like Demetrius the Silversmith, seems alarmed for the gains of his occupation. "

    Matthew Arnold

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