Definition of Schoolmarms

1. Noun. (plural of schoolmarm) ¹



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Definition of Schoolmarms

1. schoolmarm [n] - See also: schoolmarm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schoolmarms

schoolings
schoolish
schoolishly
schoolishness
schoolkid
schoolkids
schoolless
schoollike
schoolma'am
schoolmaid
schoolmaids
schoolman
schoolmarm
schoolmarmish
schoolmarmishly
schoolmarms (current term)
schoolmaster
schoolmastered
schoolmastering
schoolmasterish
schoolmasterly
schoolmasters
schoolmate
schoolmates
schoolmen
schoolmistress
schoolmistresses
schoolmistressly
schoolroom
schoolrooms

Literary usage of Schoolmarms

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1. Dixie After the War: An Exposition of Social Conditions Existing in the by Myrta Lockett Avary (1906)
"... CHAPTER XXVII schoolmarms AND OTHER NEWCOMERS MANY good people came down to do good to us and the negroes; we were not always so nice to these as we ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1874)
"A year after "Hawkins's Idiot Asylum" was completed, one day there drifted into the valley a riotous cavalcade of " schoolmarms," teachers of the San ..."

3. Prejudices by Henry Louis Mencken (1919)
"PREJUDICES: FIRST SERIES of Baltimore schoolmarms, and cost about $1000. It took the dear girls ten long years to raise the money. ..."

4. Prejudices: Fifth Series by Henry Louis Mencken (1919)
"... two others gave $50 each, one of the devoted schoolmarms raised $52 in nickels and dimes, and George W. Childs agreed to pay any remaining deficit. ..."

5. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin (1903)
"They got to talkin' 'bout school, for mother has summer-boarded a lot o' the schoolmarms, an' likes 'em. 'How does the little Temperance girl git along ? ..."

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