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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Tutelage \Tu"te*lage\ (t[=u]"t[-e]*l[asl]j; 48), n. [L. tutela
protection, fr. tutus safe, fr. tueri to watch, defend. Cf.
1. The act of guarding or protecting; guardianship;
protection; as, the king's right of seigniory and
The childhood of the European nations was passed
under the tutelage of the clergy. --Macaulay.
2. The state of being under a guardian; care or protection
enjoyed. --V. Knox.
[1913 Webster] Tutelar
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired
privately) [syn: tutelage, tuition, tutorship]
2: attention and management implying responsibility for safety;
"he is in the care of a bodyguard" [syn: care, charge,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
83 Moby Thesaurus words for "tutelage":
abetment, administration, advocacy, aegis, auspices, backing, care,
catechization, chair, chair of English, championship, charge,
charity, clientage, clientship, coaching, countenance, cure,
custodianship, custody, dependence, dependency, didactics,
direction, edification, education, encouragement, enlightenment,
favor, fellowship, fosterage, goodwill, governance, government,
guardianship, guidance, hands, illumination, information,
instruction, interest, jurisdiction, keeping, management, ministry,
oversight, pastorage, pastorate, pastorship, patronage, pedagogics,
pedagogy, preceptorship, private teaching, professorate,
professorhood, professoriate, professorship,
programmed instruction, protectorship, readership, reeducation,
safe hands, schooling, schoolmastery, seconding, self-instruction,
self-teaching, sponsorship, spoon-feeding, stewardship, sympathy,
teachership, teaching, tuition, tutorage, tutoring, tutorship,
ward, wardenship, wardship, watch and ward, wing
From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
TUTELAGE. State of guardianship; the condition of one who is subject to the
control of a guardian.
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