preceptor

Part of speech: adjective

Preceptorial.

Part of speech: noun

Preceptress.

Part of speech: noun

A teacher.

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Usage examples "preceptor":

  1. The Prior or Preceptor of the kingdom of Jerusalem, also styled " Grand Preceptor of the Temple," had the immediate superintendence over the chief house of the order in the holy city. - "The History of the Knights Templars, the Temple Church, and the Temple", Charles G. Addison.
  2. Is Sir John your preceptor? - "The Sea-Hawk", Raphael Sabatini.
  3. As they drove over, about a month later, to Boscawen, where Dr. Wood, the future preceptor, lived, Ebenezer Webster imparted to his son the full extent of his plan, which was to end in a college education. - "Daniel Webster", Henry Cabot Lodge.