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superintendent
used in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

2 uses
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Definition a person who directs and manages an organization — such as a school district

or:

a caretaker of a building — such as an apartment building
  • Look at Henry the Eight; this 'n 's a Sunday-school Superintendent to HIM.
    Chapter 23 (49% in)
  • They don't think nothing of pulling a shot-tower up by the roots, and belting a Sunday-school superintendent over the head with it—or any other man."
    Chapter 3 (79% in)

There are no more uses of "superintendent" in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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