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School, subst. 1) an establishment for the instruction of youth: Lucr. 615. Lucr. 615 Lucr. 615 Ado V, 2, 39. LLL IV, 2, 32. Shr. III, 1, 18. Tw. III, 2, 81. H4B IV, 2, 104. IV, 3, 20 “(I have a whole s. of tongues in this belly of mine).” H6B IV, 7, 37 “(a grammar s.).” Troil. I, 3, 104. Tim. V, 4, 25. Oth. III, 3, 24. In Mcb. I, 7, 6 O. Edd. upon this bank and s. of time; M. Edd. shoal. cf. Bank.
2) the instruction given in such a place: “no s. to day?” Wiv. IV, 1, 10. “I have discontinued s. above a twelvemonth,” Merch. III, 4, 75. “at s.” As I, 1, 6. “from s.” Shr. III, 2, 152. “to s.” Wiv. IV, 1, 8. Mids. III, 2, 324. As II, 7, 147. Caes. I, 2, 300. V, 5, 26. Hml. I, 2, 113. “toward s.” Rom. II, 2, 158. to set to s. == to teach, to instruct: Lucr. 1820. H6C III, 2, 193. “we'll set thee to s. to an ant,” Lr. II, 4, 68 (== we'll give thee an ant for thy teacher).
3) learning: “hath wisdom's warrant and the help of s.” LLL V, 2, 71.
4) a sect adhering to a system of doctrine: “the --s, embowelled of their doctrine, have left off the danger to itself,” All's I, 3, 246. Perhaps corrupt in the following passage: “black is the badge of hell, the hue of dungeons and the s. of night,” LLL IV, 3, 255 (cf. Night. Theobald scowl, Hanmer stole, Thirlby soul, Dyce soil, Cambr. Edd. suit).
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