What does the word pupil mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Harold Bell Wright