Teacher Teach"er, n. 1. One who teaches or instructs; one whose business or occupation is to instruct others; an instructor; a tutor. [1913 Webster]

2. One who instructs others in religion; a preacher; a minister of the gospel; sometimes, one who preaches without regular ordination. [1913 Webster]

The teachers in all the churches assembled. --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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