Part of speech: noun

A person under the care of a teacher; scholar; learner.

Part of speech: noun

The opening in the iris of the eye.

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Usage examples "pupil":

  1. " I'm sure a girl can be as good a messenger as anyone else, and I can go at once," answered the governess, calmly; " indeed I'm so interested in my poor pupil, that I should like to do something towards finding her." - "Caught in a Trap", John C. Hutcheson.
  2. With such an analysis of the thought clearly in mind, the pupil need not attempt to remember the language of the writer. - "Composition-Rhetoric", Stratton D. Brooks.
  3. Then her old pupil explained that he would pay the reward- money to the man who was coming to claim it, and thus satisfy him, and that the bank would hold the amount as a part of the debt which Brian was expected to pay. - "The Re-Creation of Brian Kent", Harold Bell Wright.