1. an acquaintance that you go to school with
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How To Use schoolfellow In A Sentence

  • This absorption in such pursuits, totally unintelligible to his schoolfellows, who were then totally ignorant of mathematics, procured him a not very complimentary nickname.
  • After a brief apprenticeship to a surgeon, and accompanied by an old schoolfellow, the innocent man travels to London, where he encounters various rogues.
  • Occasionally he fell in with a relation, or an old schoolfellow, who addressed him as 'Ned,' or even as 'Eddie,' This made him utterly miserable; in the language of Johnson, when Mr. Lushington was called 'Eddie,' he was convolved with agony -- especially if a third person chanced to be present. Fair Margaret A Portrait
  • The schoolfellow three years, add on two human of disposition comparisons to be congenial, those two arrive the same place, started the love to relate.
  • In 1601 he met up with his old St Peter's schoolfellow Christopher Wright in Madrid and was recruited into the plot to kill King James.
  • He went to the flat of one of his schoolfellows and came out, an hour later, irrecognizable, rigged out as an Englishman of thirty, in a brown check suit, with knickerbockers, woolen stockings and a cap, a high-colored complexion and a red wig. The Hollow Needle; Further adventures of Arsene Lupin
  • And I cannot help avowing that this was the first occasion on which I really did justice to the clear head, and the plain, patient, practical good sense, of my old schoolfellow. David Copperfield
  • Tania described the encounter between Toni and his schoolfellow, the carabiniere's nephew. MURKY SHALLOWS
  • After I had written to my aunt and told her of my fortunate meeting with my admired old schoolfellow, and my acceptance of his invitation, we went out in a hackney – chariot, and saw a Panorama and some other sights, and took David Copperfield
  • They're referred to as ‘schoolfellows,’ so it's quite likely they were at Wittenberg (their namesakes appear in the university rosters in the 1500s), but they could have been pre-university schoolfellows.
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