Definitions

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  • n. Obsolete form of guru.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A spiritual teacher, guide, or confessor among the Hindus; a guru.
  • n. one who has expert knowledge of a technical area and serves as an advisor to others; an expert and teacher. Usually written guru.
  • n. an intellectual or spiritual guide or advisor; a mentor. Usually written guru.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An English spelling of guru.

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Examples

  • We also passed a village to the left, containing about twenty houses, here a Nai gooroo, or person of rank, resides, and here I also got fruit-bearing specimens of Abies pendula.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

  • That unhappy speculator in seersuckers and castor-oil died in prison, and a _gooroo_ (that is, a spiritual teacher) feed by the Baboo, desolated his last hour with the assurance that he should transmigrate into the bodies of seven generations of _gharree_-horses, and drag _feringhee_ sailormen, in a state of beer, from the ghauts to the punch-houses, all his miserable lives.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 01, No. 03, January, 1858

  • Gokool refused to prostrate himself at his feet while he should put his foot on his head; for which his gooroo was displeased ...

    Life of William Carey

  • While we were there, Gokool's gooroo (teacher) came for the first time since his losing caste.

    Life of William Carey

  • Krishna Pal had come over with his household, like the Philippian, and at once became his own and their gooroo or priest.

    Life of William Carey

  • For sixteen years Krishna Pal was himself a gooroo of the Ghospara sect, of which from Carey's to Duff's earlier days the missionaries had a hope which proved vain.

    Life of William Carey

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    Matt Spangler: All In The Family

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