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Grammar School

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Grámmar School. n.s. A school in which the learned languages are grammatically taught.

Thou hast most traitorously corrupted the youth of the realm in erecting a grammar school. Shakespeare's Hen. VI.

The ordinary way of learning Latin in a grammar school I cannot encourage. Locke.

Sources: Shakespeare's Henry VI, Part 2 (49) · Locke, John (269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Grammar School." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 27, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=12747.


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