Grammar-school

Definitions

  • Giggles-wick Grammar School
    Giggles-wick Grammar School
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Grammar-school a school in which grammar, esp. Latin grammar, is taught: a higher school, in which Latin and Greek are taught
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. gramaire; from Low L. gramma, a letter, with the termination -arius—Gr. gramma, a letter—graphein, to write.

Usage

In literature:

He was educated at Norwich Grammar School and at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, of which College he became a Fellow.
"The New Guide to Peterborough Cathedral" by George S. Phillips
The subject of formal grammar has little or no place in the grades of the elementary school.
"New Ideals in Rural Schools" by George Herbert Betts
Out of his first week's wages he bought a Latin grammar, and studied in the night schools for years.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
The two elder friends went on first, and the lads, who had been together at Lincoln Grammar-School, hung behind.
"Dick o' the Fens" by George Manville Fenn
We also hear that there was a grammar-school attached to it, one of Henry VI.
"Holborn and Bloomsbury" by Sir Walter Besant
He and his brothers were school-fellows of my eldest brother under Dr. Malkin, the master of the grammar school of Bury St.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald to Fanny Kemble (1871-1883)" by Edward FitzGerald
It was inserted by the pupils of the Witton Grammar School, Northwich, founded by Sir John in the year 1557.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Priory Church of St. Bartholomew-the-Great, Smithfield" by George Worley
Edward Valpy at Norwich Grammar School.
"Souvenir of the George Borrow Celebration Norwich, July 5th, 1913" by James Hooper
Out of his first week's wages he bought a Latin Grammar, and studied in the night schools for years.
"Architects of Fate" by Orison Swett Marden
She could have finished grammar school at twelve, but Jimsy needed her help.
"Play the Game!" by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
The school on Mulberry Street at this time, 1835, was designated Colored Grammar School No.
"History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Washington Williams
He walked in every day to the Grammar School.
"Immortal Memories" by Clement Shorter
His father was a clergyman and the master of the grammar school at Plympton.
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture" by Clara Erskine Clement
I am told the father was a grammar-school headmaster.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
He received his education at Sedbergh School, the Grammar School of Newcastle, and Emmanuel College, Cambridge.
"English Book Collectors" by William Younger Fletcher
When Tim came to ask questions about football at Thetford Grammar School he found it was quite another thing.
"War and the Weird" by Forbes Phillips
Little Will Shakespeare is entered at King's New College, which is a grammar-school.
"A Warwickshire Lad" by George Madden Martin
He was born in 1676, the son of a master of Norwich Grammar School.
"Chelsea" by G. E. (Geraldine Edith) Mitton
The grammar school was founded in 1611.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
Among several educational institutions, the free grammar school dates from 1665; and a philosophical society was founded in 1828.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
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In news:

An Antrim Grammar School student, who is also a UK Olympic 2012 Young Ambassador, has been selected to represent the British Council at a major event in Egypt.
Anti-ObamaCare Republicans are playing grammar school theatrics.
Two Teens Arrested for Fire at Rogers Grammar School .
I started attending the second grade at St Mary's grammar school after our family moved from Bunker Hill Street to Monument Avenue.
Kids at Loomis Grammar School are using their love of reading to show their principal support as he fights throat cancer.
Two Teens Arrested for Fire at Rogers Grammar School.
FC America 1, Leeds Grammar School 0.
At the Disney International Youth Soccer Cup, FC America 94/95 Black beat Leeds Grammar School of England, 1-0.
Born in Cambridge, MA, daughter of the late Patrick F and Katherine L (Connarton) Murphy, she attended St Mary's Grammar School and Cambridge Latin School.
Dr Frank Siguenza was born in Quito, Ecuador,South America where he lived and attended grammar school until he was 11 years old.
While reading a review of a new book about English grammar, I was taken back to the years during which grammar was stressed throughout our school years.
The Washington Post reported on Monday that under pressure from the new-form SAT, schools are reviving grammar instruction.
In grammar school, he got in trouble for saying the "Pledge of Allegiance" in Porky -speak.
Bangor Grammar School Reporters in Washington DC.
A rendition of the school song was the only suitable way to show Bangor Grammar 's support for the Wizards players.
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In science:

What moral should we draw from this? Most of the people in my audience for this lecture were still in grammar school in the 1970’s.
Theoretical Summary Lecture for EPS HEP99
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