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Hedge School (A)

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A school kept in the open air, near a hedge. At one time common in Ireland.

“These irregular or ‘hedge schoolsʹ are tolerated only in villages where no regular school exists within a convenient distance.”—Barnard: Journal of Education, December, 1862, p. 574.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Hector (A)
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