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Webster 1913 Edition


Schooling

School′ing

,
Noun.
1.
Instruction in school; tuition; education in an institution of learning; act of teaching.
2.
Discipline; reproof; reprimand;
as, he gave his son a good
schooling
.
Sir W. Scott.
3.
Compensation for instruction; price or reward paid to an instructor for teaching pupils.

School′ing

,
Adj.
[See
School
a shoal.]
(Zool.)
Collecting or running in schools or shoals.
Schooling
species like the herring and menhaden.
G. B. Goode.

Webster 1828 Edition


Schooling

SCHOOL'ING

,
ppr.
Instructing; teaching; reproving.

SCHOOL'ING

, n.
1.
Instruction in school; tuition.
2.
Compensation for instruction; price or reward paid to an instructor for teaching pupils.
3.
Reproof; reprimand. He gave his son a good schooling.

Definition 2023


schooling

schooling

English

Noun

schooling (countable and uncountable, plural schoolings)

  1. Training or instruction.
  2. Institutional education; attendance of school.
    I never let my schooling interfere with my education.
    • 2013 July 19, Peter Wilby, Finland spreads word on schools”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 6, page 30:
      Imagine a country where children do nothing but play until they start compulsory schooling at age seven. Then, without exception, they attend comprehensives until the age of 16. Charging school fees is illegal, and so is sorting pupils into ability groups by streaming or setting.
  3. (dressage) The training of a horse at dressage.
  4. (obsolete) Discipline; reproof; reprimand.
    He gave his son a good schooling.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Scott to this entry?)
  5. (obsolete) Compensation for instruction; price or reward paid to an instructor for teaching pupils.

Translations

Verb

schooling

  1. present participle of school