pushing school n.
|Countrie Girle Act I: ‘I am no man of the sword; – I have no weapon.’ ‘What should you do in Cupids fencing Schoole, And have no weapon?’.|
|Academy of Love 79: This is, said Cupid, our Fencing Schoole [where] men shall fence against women, who although they chance to make a thrust gainst these weaker vessels, and pierce them at least two handfull deepe, yet the wound is not mortall.|
|Dict. Canting Crew n.p.: Pushing-school [...] a Bawdy-house.|
|New Canting Dict. [as cit. c.1698].|
|, , ,||Universal Etym. Eng. Dict. [as cit. c.1698].|
|, ,||Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue.|
|Grose’s Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue.|