school tie.


school tie.
[1930-35]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • school tie — noun (C) 1 a special tie with a particular colour or pattern that children wear at some schools in Britain 2 the old school tie BrE informal the unofficial system by which people who went to the same school, especially an expensive one, help each …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • school tie. — See old school tie. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

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  • school tie — noun A necktie designated as (part of a) school uniform Alumni of prestigious schools fondly wear their school ties as a badge of honor …   Wiktionary

  • old school tie — n the old school tie BrE the situation that exists when people who went to the same private school use their influence to help each other get work or other advantages ▪ a system based on social class and the old school tie …   Dictionary of contemporary English