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Tom Brown's Schooldays

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishTom Brown's SchooldaysˌTom ˌBrown's ˈSchooldays  (1857) a novel by Thomas Hughes which describes life in a 19th century British public school for upper-class boys (=a private school). The main character, Tom Brown, is shown as having high moral values. It is also known for the character of flashman, who is a cruel bully who treats Tom Brown and his friends, who are younger than Flashman, very badly.
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