What does the word tutelage mean?

Usage examples for tutelage

  1. I cannot sympathize in that majestic band of sisters whom Rome has placed under the tutelage of Vesta. – Callista by John Henry Cardinal Newman
  2. Indeed, as I contemplate the careers of these men, most of whom came to me as " cubs" fresh from college, I am disposed to plume myself not only upon my sagacity in discovering their untried abilities, but also upon the tutelage I gave them in journalism. – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  3. Under the more or less profane tutelage of his companions, he learned to throw a rope after a fashion, taking the laughing sallies of his comrades good- naturedly. – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs