1. A place of instruction; a school, a college; a university. Also figurative. Now historical and rare.Frequently used between the 15th and 17th centuries as a name for the universities of Glasgow and St Andrews; also for the faculty of arts at both places.
†2. Instruction, discipline, training; a system of introductory training; a means of guidance. Obsolete.Used of the Jewish law (seen as the means by which people are guided to Christianity), chiefly in reference to Galatians 3:24. Cf. pedagogue n. 2.
3. The art, occupation, or practice of teaching. Also: the theory or principles of education; a method of teaching based on such a theory.
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