What does the word schoolfellow mean?

Usage examples for schoolfellow

  1. If Tom Robinson should be the charitable man and ask Cyril, a schoolfellow and college chum, to help him with his accounts, the head of " Robinson's" would have to be at the trouble of running up every column of figures over again. – A Houseful of Girls by Sarah Tytler
  2. This common friend had been a schoolfellow of Browning's father, and so it was natural that he took a more than ordinary interest in the brilliant young poet, perhaps all the more so that the reluctant tide of popularity which had promised to set in with such unparalleled sweep and weight had since experienced a steady ebb. – Life of Robert Browning by William Sharp
  3. They had the good chance to meet at Louisville with a Schoolfellow of ours. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats