From Middle English scole, schole, from Middle Dutch scole ("multitude, troop of people, swarm of animals"), from Old Dutch *scola, *skola, from Proto-Germanic *skulō ("crowd"), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kʷel- ("crowd, people"). Cognate with Middle Low German schōle ("multitude, troop"), Old English scolu ("troop or band of people, host, multitude, school of fish"). shoal#Etymology 2, and shoal. Compare Hebrew השכלה ("*(s)cɑlɐ–education"), Hebrew אשכול ("*(s)kʷol–cluster").
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From Middle English scole, from Old English scōl, from Proto-Germanic *skōla, from Late Latin schola, scola, from Ancient Greek σχολεῖον, from σχολή, from Proto-Indo-European *seǵʰ-. schola, and shul. Compare Old Frisian skūle, schūle (West Frisian skoalle, Saterland Frisian Skoule), Dutch school, German Low German School, Old High German scuola, Old Norse skóli.
, Old English siġe, sigor.
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