schoolhouse

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From Middle English scolehous, scole-hous, equivalent to school +‎ house. Compare West Frisian skoallehûs, skoalhûs (schoolhouse), Dutch schoolhuis (schoolhouse), German Schulhaus (schoolhouse).

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schoolhouse (plural schoolhouses)

  1. A building housing a school, especially a small or single-room one.

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