housemaster


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house·mas·ter

 (hous′măs′tər)
n.
A male teacher or professor in charge of a residence hall at a school or college.

housemaster

(ˈhaʊsˌmɑːstə)
n
(Education) a teacher, esp in a boarding school, responsible for the pupils in his house
housemistress fem n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.housemaster - teacher in charge of a school boardinghouse
headmaster, schoolmaster, master - presiding officer of a school
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housemaster

[ˈhaʊsmɑːstər] n (mainly British)professeur m responsable d'un groupe d'internes
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A RETIRED private school housemaster was jailed for 10 years yesterday for sexually abusing 10 pupils.
today announced a new alliance that provides HouseMaster home inspectors with the ability to offer their customers access to co-branded reports, powered by Housefax, containing property-specific history and insurance claims information.
Kevin Scot, housemaster and teacher at the Cathedral School, said: "We have undertaken a number of fundraising initiatives for Epilepsy Wales, our chosen charity this year, and were really looking forward to trying to break the Guinness World Record, while at the same time raise money for such a worthwhile cause.
THE case against a former County Durham approved school housemaster accused of sexual abuse has been thrown out by a judge - amid stinging criticism of police investigators.
A MAN has denied lying about being sexually abused as a child in order to make a compensation claim against a former scout leader and approved school housemaster.
AN approved school housemaster who became a scout leader and council director of social services carried out a string of sex attacks on vulnerable boys in County Durham over a period of years, a court heard yesterday.
Coun Angus Adams, Coun Heather Rogers, Coun Margaret Cowell, Helen Wilson, Coun Colin Wilson Sarah Clark (prefect), Peter Jones, Christine Jones, April Diviney (deputy head of school) Edward Hezlet, new head of school, welcomed by Ross Tanner, outgoing head of school Daniel Scott (deputy head of school), Mrs Pettigrew, Michael Pettigrew (President, Stourbridge Rotary Club) Chris Potter (headmaster 1978-2001), Andrew Hannah (Baxter housemaster 2003-2008 and new Potter housemaster) Malcolm Wilcox (chairman of fees and governor), Mayor of Dudley Coun Pat Martin, Chris Potter, Roger Johnson, Peter Jones
3 Beat All 4 Housemaster 1 3 /4 l, 1 1 /2 l, shd June 5, 1999 3 and under, plater; 4-5, low-grade handicapper; 6-7, fair handicapper; 8-9, high-grade handicapper; 10-11, Group class; 12, Classic standard.
It reportedly is unusual to hold nonclinicians accountable for a person's mental health, but this lawsuit, specifically, can go for ward against the housemaster of Shin's student residence and a student life dean.
He said that the girl had been discovered by two sixth-form boys, who took her into their block and placed her clothed into the shower, before reporting her condition to their housemaster.
Former pupils at St Ninian's List D School near Stirling, run by the de la Salle religious order, have said the shocks given by housemaster Brother Benedict were torture.
Lynley is called in to investigate by Matthew's housemaster, an old school friend.