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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.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
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.
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.
Gokool refused to prostrate himself at his feet while he should put his foot on his head; for which his gooroo was displeased ...
While we were there, Gokool's gooroo (teacher) came for the first time since his losing caste.
Krishna Pal had come over with his household, like the Philippian, and at once became his own and their gooroo or priest.
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.
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