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finishing school

noun
1.
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
1830-1840
1830-40
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finishing school

noun
1.
a private school for girls that prepares them for society by teaching social graces and accomplishments
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