pupilship

pupilship

(ˈpjuːpɪlʃɪp)
n
1. the state of being a pupil
2. (Education) a fund set up for the purpose of a student's education
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Moreover, we know what Wells's all-important ideas were: the evolutionary decline of man into two races: the eloi, the weak, stupid, and beautiful descendants of the leisure class; and the morlocks, formerly the workers, inspired by his study of Herbert Spencer and his pupilship under Thomas Huxley in his young days.