finishing-school

finishing school

noun
a private school, usually at the high-school or junior-college level, that teaches young women social graces and prepares them for life in society.

Origin:
1830–40

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finishing school
 
n
a private school for girls that prepares them for society by teaching social graces and accomplishments

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