education (n.)

Above: allegorical figure of Education, Gladstone Memorial (“Courage” in background).

From: Online Etymology Dictionary:

“1530s, “child-rearing,” also “the training of animals,” from Middle French education (14c.) and directly from Latin educationem (nominative educatio) “a rearing, training,” noun of action from past-participle stem of educare (see educate). Originally of instruction in social codes and manners; meaning “systematic schooling and training for work” is from 1610s.”

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