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preceptor

US a practising physician giving practical training to a medical student
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This establishment of the Templars was seated amidst fair meadows and pastures, which the devotion of the former Preceptor had bestowed upon their Order.
The Preceptor, for such he was in rank, walked not in a line with the Grand Master, but just so far behind that Beaumanoir could speak to him without turning round his head.
``Now may God avert such a calamity!'' said the Preceptor.
``Thou wert right to give me knowledge of it,'' said the Grand Master; ``in our presence a Preceptor is but as a common compeer of our Order, who may not walk according to his own will, but to that of his Master even according to the text,
Meanwhile, the Grand Master ordered to his presence the Preceptor of Templestowe.
"Yes; but you are alluding to a peril from which he freed himself, by causing the nurse and preceptor to disappear," answered Aramis, quietly.
"Well," resumed the young man, "this is why I suspected they had killed my nurse and my preceptor - "
My preceptor was in his room on the first floor, just over me.
"Very likely she was in the garden; for my preceptor came hastily downstairs.
The young thieves eyed their preceptor as if they were alarmed at his violence; and looked uneasily at each other.
"You see, madame, how rightly I spoke when I said I required a preceptor to guide me in all my sayings and doings here." At this instant the favorite attendant of Madame Danglars entered the boudoir; approaching her mistress, she spoke some words in an undertone.
We found him engaged with a not very hopeful pupil--a stubborn little girl with a sulky forehead, a deep voice, and an inanimate, dissatisfied mama--whose case was certainly not rendered more hopeful by the confusion into which we threw her preceptor. The lesson at last came to an end, after proceeding as discordantly as possible; and when the little girl had changed her shoes and had had her white muslin extinguished in shawls, she was taken away.