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A school which is supported by charitable contributions.
- ‘About 60 children are educated in a charity school, and about 200 in private schools.’
- ‘But it was my pupils at the charity school who won my heart with their endless warmth and affection.’
- ‘Before the 1800s, there were grammar schools, frequently of pre-Reformation origin, independent or ‘adventure’ schools, and charity schools.’
- ‘The boy says he went to a Church charity school before the war and that he can mediate for us.’
- ‘The girls retire to the garden, where Jane finally sees the sign that says she is at Lowood Institution, a charity school for orphans.’
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