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does "public school" in England mean private school? From the context it may seem so, but want to be sure.
Inside the Marshall Court’s ballroom, kids stand with their parents, hovering beside tables or studying the posted pairings. Most are wearing weekend clothes. A few public-school pupils are in uniforms.
Her next opponent attends a public school well represented in this competition; so far, its pupils have posted an unblemished record.
Elissa twists her head and feels, against her ear, the unmistakable curve of a bicep. Simultaneously, she realizes that the pressure on her eyes and mouth comes from fingers pressed against them. She thinks of the public-school girls with their unblemished record, and the cruel tricks kids like to play.
Sam Lloyd "The Memory Wood"