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study hall

(in some schools) a room used solely or chiefly for studying.
a period of time in a school day, set aside for study and doing homework, usually under the supervision of a teacher and in a room designated for this purpose.
Origin of study hall
1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The opening of the study-hall door interrupted her worried reflections.

    Marjorie Dean Pauline Lester
  • After this interview, Roy looked a long time out of the study-hall window.

    'As Gold in the Furnace' John E. Copus
  • Before going to bed on the night of the play I hung my sweater on a peg in the study-hall.

    'As Gold in the Furnace' John E. Copus
  • Then, noting that the eyes of her pupils were fixed in concerted gaze on the study-hall door, she turned sharply.

    Marjorie Dean Pauline Lester
  • "I'm sorry to be late, Allan," he said pleasantly as he came through the study-hall door.

    The Black Fawn James Arthur Kjelgaard

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