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Definition of the noun schoolmarm
What does schoolmarm mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: schoolmarms
- a woman schoolteacher (especially one regarded as strict)
Alternative definition of the noun schoolmarm
- [US, slang] A woman who is a teacher, especially a teacher in a schoolhouse; may carry the connotation she is severe.
- A person, male or female, who exhibits characteristics attributed to schoolteachers of the old times (as strict adherence to arbitrary rules, is strict on those who don't comply to those rules, etc.)
- A forestry term for a tree with two or more trunks; a forked tree.
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Understanding Inequality (2001)
The Intersection of Race/ethnicity, Class, and Gender by Barbara A. Arrighi
"A stuffy schoolmarm is a contender.
by Simon J Bronner
®schoolmarm ̄. from back East. Folklorists have commented on the recitation«s function in adolescent development, as it combines the authority figures of the schoolteacher and mother in a single character. In the fantasy of the toast, the ...
by Leslie Dunkling
The expression 'schoolmarm', occasionally 'schoolma'am' in early use, appears to indicate ...
by Marcel Danesi
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by Paul Zollo
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by Karl F. Schmid
Schoolmarm:A treestem that branchesinto two or moretrunks or tops. Scissor joist : A nonstandardtype of joistwhere boththetop chordand bottom chord are double pitched and parallel with each other. Scissor joist. Scissor truss: A truss where ...
by V.S. Matyushenkov
schoolmarm esp. Am. a woman teacher in school: a busful of baptist schoolmarms from Texas New York. schoolmaster, schoolmistress esp. Br. 1. a teacher at public school. 2. obs. a schoolteacher: Paid ourschoolmaster to give him special ...
by Randall M. Miller Ph.D.
Popular nostalgia imperfectly recalls that rural areas boasted the little one-room schoolhouse whose prim schoolmarm presided over students ranging in age from very young children to relatively mature young adults. The myth of avid learners ...
by Random House
smarm; alarm, disarm, fat farm, fish farm, forearm, gendarme, schoolmarm, side- arm, sidearm, stock farm, straight-arm, strong- arm, tree farm, truck farm, unarm, windfarm, work farm, yardarm; arm-inarm, buy the farm, dairy farm, false alarm, ...
by Win Blevins
SCHOOLMARM Logger's term for a forked tree that can't be used for timber. SCISSORBILL A term of contempt generally; among COWBOYS it's a word for a shirker or incompetent. Among LOGGERS, it is a fellow of bourgeois values, one not ...
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Scrabble value of S1C3H4O1O1L1M3A1R1M3
The value of this 10-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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