[ noun ] (work,education) a unit of instruction
"he took driving lessons"
Used in print(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)
He had been at lessons in the schoolhouse since they returned from Harpers_Ferry .
[ noun ] the significance of a story or event
"the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor"
Used in print(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
Perhaps the lesson we should take from these pages is that the welfare_state in England still allows wild scope for all kinds of rugged eccentrics .(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)
American audiences in particular learned two valuable lessons .
[ noun ] (education) a task assigned for individual study
"he did the lesson for today"
Used in print(Francis Pollini, Night....)
* * h Automatically , Finnegan started going_over today 's lesson * * h Capitalism rots from the core .(Philip Jos‚ Farmer, The Lovers....)
Macneff smiled and said , `` I am glad that your scriptural lessons have left such an impression '' .
I still bear scars on my back where Pornsen , my gapt , whipped me because I had not learned my lessons well enough .