the only parlour-boarder.

Category: Education | Type: Glossary Word | Title: David Copperfield (in Context) | Author: Charles Dickens | Ch: I Enlarge My Circle of Acquaintance

A student who lives with the headmaster's or headmistress's family and may have other privileges. Steerforth seems not to live with the Creakle family but has a special room that he can share at will with David. 

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