noun Date: circa 1533 1. a. one skilled in academic disputation b. capitalized scholastic 1a 2. a. educator 1 b. educator 2b

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • schoolman — /skoohl meuhn, man /, n., pl. schoolmen / meuhn, men / 1. a person versed in scholastic learning or engaged in scholastic pursuits. 2. (sometimes cap.) a master in one of the schools or universities of the Middle Ages; one of the medieval writers …   Universalium

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  • schoolman — school·man || skuːlmÉ™n n. person who is skilled in academic debate; medieval scholar who taught at university according to the scholastic system …   English contemporary dictionary

  • schoolman — noun (plural schoolmen) historical 1》 a teacher in a university in medieval Europe. 2》 a scholastic theologian …   English new terms dictionary

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