KJV Dictionary Definition: schoolmaster


SCHOOL'MASTER, n. See Master.

1. The man who presides over and teaches a school; a teacher, instructor or preceptor of a school. Applied now only or chiefly to the teachers of primary school.

Adrian VI. was sometime schoolmaster to Charles V.

2. He or that which disciplines, instructs and leads.

The law was our schoolmaster to bring us to Christ. Gal. 3.