Definition of schoolmastering in English:

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schoolmastering

Pronunciation: /ˈskuːlmɑːst(ə)rɪŋ/

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noun

[mass noun] dated
The profession of a schoolmaster; teaching.
Example sentences
  • Incidentally, in his schoolmastering days, he used to have the dew swept from the pitch before a match.
  • The failure of his schoolmastering career depressed Wittgenstein intensely.

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