Definition of Truants

1. Noun. (plural of truant) ¹



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Definition of Truants

1. truant [v] - See also: truant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Truants

troy weight
troyounce
troyounces
troys
truage
truages
truancies
truancy
truant
truant officer
truanted
truanting
truantly
truantries
truantry
truants (current term)
truantship
trub
trubs
trubtall
trubu
trucage
trucages
truce
trucebreaker
trucebreakers
truced
truceless
truces
truchman

Literary usage of Truants

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by New Haven (Conn.). Board of Education (1883)
"... 11422 Decrease, 377 Number of truants, 432 Decrease, 12 Number of cases of truancy, 780 Decrease, 82 Number of scholars transferred to ungraded schools, ..."

2. Journal of Proceedings, and Addresses by National Educational Association (U.S.) (1895)
"THE CAEE OF truants AND ... that teachers have good reasons to wish they had stayed away—these are the truants and incorrigibles who must be taken care of, ..."

3. The Charter and Ordinances of the City of Boston by Boston (Mass.), Massachusetts (1864)
"Habitual truants, &c., to be fined. Institution of instruction, house of reformation, &e., for the commitment of truants, &c. Repeal of former ordinances. ..."

4. The Savoy: An Illustrated Monthly by Arthur Symon (1896)
"... THE truants' HOLIDAY JOME, let us forth, Sibylla ! The brave day, See, 's all a-quiver with its gold and blue ! Come, let us fly these paltry streets, ..."

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