• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Dame-school a school for children kept by a woman
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. dame—L. domina, a mistress, fem. of dominus, a master.


In literature:

It had been begun at a village dame school, and finished at the Wells Grammar School.
"Bristol Bells" by Emma Marshall
The kind old dame came back at twelve, when school was over, to look at Tom: but there was no Tom there.
"The Water-Babies" by Charles Kingsley
There is that little dame's school in your hamlet.
"Hopes and Fears scenes from the life of a spinster" by Charlotte M. Yonge
Besides Notre Dame, he founded many other schools and colleges in the United States and Canada.
"The Greatest Highway in the World" by Anonymous
At a dame's school, or something of that sort, I suppose.
"The Marriage of Elinor" by Margaret Oliphant
When Anna was nine years old, Brangwen sent her to the dames' school in Cossethay.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
In 1851 or 1852 The Boy went to another dame's school.
"A Boy I Knew and Four Dogs" by Laurence Hutton
Peter goes to a dame's school in Armadale Gardens, round the corner.
"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, December 9, 1914" by Various
The Society of Colonial Dames has loaned to the library committee twenty libraries which have been placed in public schools.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Here is his account of his first attendance at the central town-school of Dorchester, after he had left a dame-school.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 89, March, 1865" by Various

In poetry:

When our pulse beats its minor key,
When play-time halves and school-time doubles,
Age fills the cup with serious tea,
Which once Dame Clicquot starred with bubbles.
"Arcadia Rediviva" by James Russell Lowell

In news:

It was the first state football title for a Mercer County program since Notre Dame in 1989 and the first by a county public school since Ewing in 1985.
Two-sport high school star picks Michigan State over Michigan, Notre Dame .
Grafton – Shrewsbury High School (SHS) faced Notre Dame Academy (NDA) for the MIAA Field Hockey Central Mass Division 1 Final on Nov 10 at Grafton High School, Grafton.
Notre Dame’s football arrangement with the Atlantic Coast Conference may make it a little easier for North Carolina high school football standouts to accept Irish scholarship offers.
Wednesday afternoon, it didn't matter that Notre Dame had beaten Episcopal Academy in last year's Pennsylvania Independent Schools final and once again earlier this season.
University of Notre Dame students interviewed Wednesday said they like the school's move to the.
After capping an undefeated regular season with a 22-13 win over USC, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will play for the BCS Championship for the first time in school history.
Notre Dame High School for Girls next fall will relocate to St Ferdinand School, a move that has upset some alumni but will save the institutions a combined $200,000 per year, officials say.
Notre Dame Preparatory School's Nancy Padden, left, 17, and Loyola Blakefield's Nigel Goldsborough, 15, perform in " Frankenstein " at Loyola Blakefield in Towson.
Iowa Hawkeyes senior guard Kamille Wahlin, a 2008 CHS graduate, broke the school record for most games played Sunday, but the Hawkeyes fell in the opening round of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament 84-74 to California at Notre Dame, Ind.
Notre Dame fell to Kettering Fairmont High School 54-45 in the Division I basketball semifinals CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE, START SLIDESHOW.
For 16 years, Notre Dame Academy was stuck climbing a seemingly endless uphill battle in high school athletics.
Notre Dame marching band performs at Noble High School.
When he suspected that fellow Big Ten schools perhaps were vacating spots on Notre Dame's schedule, Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez leapt at the chance to fill them.
Orange County Register Photo Max Redfield from Mission Viejo (Calif.) High School has Notre Dame in his top five list of schools.

In science:

Notes from 11 October 2004 lecture presented at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics R-Matrix School at Notre Dame University.
Formal and Physical R-matrix parameters