(t"t*lj; 48), n. [L. tutela protection, fr. tutus safe, fr. tueri to watch, defend. Cf. Tuition.]
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1. The act of guarding or protecting; guardianship; protection; as, the king's right of seigniory and tutelage.
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The childhood of the European nations was passed under the tutelage of the clergy.
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2. The state of being under a guardian; care or protection enjoyed. V. Knox.
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(?), } a. [L. tutelaris: cf. F. tutlaire. See Tutelage.] Having the guardianship or charge of protecting a person or a thing; guardian; protecting; as, tutelary goddesses.
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This, of all advantages, is the greatest . . . the most tutelary of morals.
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