charm school

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charm school (plural charm schools)

  1. (dated) A school where lessons in etiquette and social skills are taught, often in brief courses and to children.
    • 2007, Margalit Fox, "Marjabelle Y. Stewart, 82, White-Gloved Author, Dies," New York Times, 11 Mar. (retrieved 3 Aug. 2008)
      From there, it was a short step to running a charm school, where she taught the children of the powerful how to bow, curtsey and tenderly ladle punch.

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