from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A teacher; an instructor.
- noun An expert or specialist, such as a physician, who gives practical experience and training to a student, especially of medicine or nursing.
- noun The head of a preceptory.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A teacher; an instructor; a tutor.
- noun The head of a preceptory of the Knights Templars.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who gives commands, or makes rules; specifically, the master or principal of a school; a teacher; an instructor.
- noun The head of a preceptory among the Knights Templars.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The
headmasteror principalof a school, especially a private school.
- noun A
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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My preceptor is a MD, JD and chief of critical care department and does consulting work with insurance companies.
Now it is not probable that a man chosen for a preceptor was a Frank.
Granted, the project does not hold my interest in the least, but my preceptor is a jovial fellow.
His preceptor was the famous Vincent de Paul, Almoner to Queen Anne of
Thou art called the preceptor that subsists only on the froth of water.
The preceptor is the helmsman, and knowledge is the boat (aided by whom and which one succeeds in crossing the ocean of the world).
The lands attached to a single house were placed under the command of a knight of the order, who formerly was called a preceptor, but afterwards took the title of commander.
I am easy about the instruction my royal pupil will receive; the wise prelate named by the King as his preceptor will be a powerful auxiliary for me.
In the epic poems he is identified with Śukra, the regent of the planet Venus, and described as the preceptor of the Asuras or Daityas, and possessor of vast knowledge.
He resumed his classical studies at the school taught by the Rev. Robert Archibald, near Poplar Tent, as appears by the following certificate, in the irregular hand and crooked lines of his preceptor, which is the only evidence at hand of the classical school in that congregation immediately after the war.