Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
dame school

dame school

 
pronunciation:
deIm skul
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an informal school common to Colonial New England in which rudimentary educational and social skills were taught to children by a woman in her home.
definition 2: (cap.) a private school for children.