[ UK /hˈa‍ʊsmɑːstɐ/ ]
  1. teacher in charge of a school boardinghouse
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  • On the fives court, his nervous housemaster could relax, “rushing about,” as Roald described it, “shrieking what a little fool he is, and calling himself all sorts of names when he misses the ball.” Storyteller
  • (Though years later, reading the autobiography, Abu suddenly recalled his housemaster Mr. Wilson ...). Archive 2005-10-01
  • He went into chemistry, left New Plymouth in 1946, and returned in 1952 to take up a post at his old school as housemaster and teacher.
  • This housemaster knows very well how valuable sport can be. Times, Sunday Times
  • I've done as little gardening as possible since I was a boy because my housemaster used to punish my transgressions by making me go and spend hours weeding his garden.
  • He was employed there as a housemaster from January 1993 to August 1996 and occupied the school house as a pre-requisite of the post.
  • As we entered Mogg House (Gordon Clifton-Mogg, housemaster), the weight of the nineteenth century settled around my shoulders like a shroud. Excerpt: What I Was by Meg Rosoff
  • My father shook hands with our welcoming committee as if he, not I, were matriculating, and a few moments of chat with headmaster and housemaster ensued. Excerpt: What I Was by Meg Rosoff
  • Jonathan Bailey as his sole protector and Nicholas Farrell as his clerical housemaster provide exemplary support in a play that stirs disquieting memories of adolescent angst. South Downs/The Browning Version – review
  • They opted to stay on at their own expense for nearly a year after Mr Williams's employment as housemaster ceased.
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