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Hall Tweet Definition of Hall Like Definition of Hall on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A British and Scandinavian topographic surname for someone who lived in or near a hall.
  2. A surname of German origin for someone associated with a salt mine.
headmaster Tweet Definition of headmaster Like Definition of headmaster on Facebook
noun
  1. A male head teacher. The most senior master in a school.
high school Tweet Definition of high school Like Definition of high school on Facebook
noun
  1. a secondary school in several countries
homecoming Tweet Definition of homecoming Like Definition of homecoming on Facebook
nounHomecoming
  1. In colleges and high schools, a tradition centred around a American football, football game, a parade and the "coronation" of a Homecoming Queen.
homeroom Tweet Definition of homeroom Like Definition of homeroom on Facebook
noun
  1. A classroom where school pupils of the same age gather for registration
  2. The collective of pupils who gather in such a room
homework Tweet Definition of homework Like Definition of homework on Facebook
noun
  1. Work that is done at home, especially school exercises set by a teacher.
You must do your before you can watch television.
  1. Preliminary or preparatory work.
The speaker had certainly done his before delivering the lecture.
hornbook Tweet Definition of hornbook Like Definition of hornbook on Facebook
noun
  1. A single page containing the alphabet, covered with a sheet of transparent horn, formerly used for teaching children to read.<ref name="ADPM-def">The http://books.google.com/books?id=Z_QUAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA269&dq=hornbook++subject:%22Book+industries+and+trade%22&as_brr=3&ei=IFwqR7jTPI307QKDkYW-BQ American Dictionary of Printing and Bookmaking by W.W. Pasko (1894)</ref>
    • 1696, William Shakespeare, Love's Labour's Lost
    • : Moth: Yes, yes. He teaches boys the .
    • a. 1828, Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson, A Dictionary of the English Language, page 351,
    • : HORNBOOK, (horn'-book) n. The first book of children, covered with horn to keep it unsoiled.
    • 1913, Katharine Lee Bates, Lilla Weed, Shakespeare: Selective Bibliography and Biographical Notes, page 41
    • : By way of the Shakespeare would have learned to read, ".
    • 1999, Nigel Wheale, Writing and Society: Literacy, Print, and Politics in Britain, 1590-1660, page 43
    • : Infants learned their letters from a , a square of wood shaped like a table-tennis bat on which were pasted the alphabet, syllables and the Lord's Prayer ".
    • 2002, Nila Banton Smith, American Reading Instruction, page 14
    • : The is the first piece of instructional material specifically mentioned in American records.
      1. A legal textbook that gives a basic overview of a particular area of law.
hour Tweet Definition of hour Like Definition of hour on Facebook
noun
  1. A time period of sixty minutes; one twenty-fourth of a day.
I spent an at lunch.
  1. (poetic) The time.
The grows late and I must go home.
House Tweet Definition of House Like Definition of House on Facebook
proper nounthe house, House
  1. The House of Representatives.

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