02 July 2008

A Word With Moshammer's Ghost


Function: noun

Etymology: Latin tutela protection, guardian (from tutari to protect, frequentative of tueri to look at, guard) + English -age

Date: 1605

1a: an act or process of serving as guardian or protector

1b: hegemony over a foreign territory, trusteeship

2: the state of being under guardian or tutor

3a: instruction especially of an individual

3b: a guiding influence, a business under the tutelage of a new director

Hotcha! Hank

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