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Definition of "day school" []

  • A private school for pupils living at home. (noun)
  • A school that holds classes during the day. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "day school" in a sentence
  • "And when things grew really serious -- when Clem had gone off with his Anti-Aircraft Battery, and Vin had been sent up to Quern, and the children's day school had been evacuated to the west country, and the maids had gone down to Starlings to prepare it for refugees, and she herself, staying at her sister's flat, had signed on as an ambulance driver -- during all the rather grim little bouts of staff-work which these arrangements entailed, she had been haunted day and night by the next two lines of the same poem: --"
  • "By the time the war closed, and Cecilton, under reconstruction was planning to actually open a day school in dear old Friendship."
  • "So in the fall of 1865 Mr. Abbot opened, with Major Horace Jones, a day school for boys at Charlottesville, the Charlottesville Institute."
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