Definition of Gooroo

1. n. A spiritual teacher, guide, or confessor amoung the Hindoos.



Definition of Gooroo

1. Noun. (obsolete form of guru) ¹

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Definition of Gooroo

1. guru [n -S] - See also: guru

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gooroo

goonlike
goons
goony
goop
goopier
goopiest
goopily
goops
goopy
goor
goora nut
gooral
goorals
gooranut
gooranuts
gooroo (current term)
gooroos
goors
goos
goosander
goosanders
goose
goose-pen
goose-penned
goose-rumped
goose-step
goose-stepped
goose-stepping
goose-steps
goose-tansy

Literary usage of Gooroo

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1. A View of the History, Literature, and Religion of the Hindoos:: Including a by William Ward (1815)
"The disciple asked his dying gooroo if there was any thing that he wished ... The gooroo then asked him what he was worth. He said, he might be worth about ..."

2. A History of the Sikhs: From the Origin of the Nation to the Battles of the by Joseph Davey Cunningham (1853)
"THE proper exclamation of community of faith of the Sikhs as a sect is simply, “Wah gooroo!” that is, 0 gooroo! or Hail gooroo! ..."

3. Gypsy Sorcery and Fortune Telling: Illustrated by Numerous Incantations by Charles Godfrey Leland (1891)
"Scraping together a few rupees, he went to the village gooroo and ... The gooroo, in consideration of five rupees cash, promised compliance. ..."

4. A Cyclopedia of Missions: Containing a Comprehensive View of Missionary by Harvey Newcomb (1860)
"... gooroo, (teacher,) and religion and its services ; wherefore, abandoning every thing else, she ought chiefly to worship her husband. ..."

5. History of the war in Afghanistan by Sir John William Kaye (1851)
"... Engagements with Aktur Khan and the gooroo—Dispersion of the Insurgents. THE remainder of the month of November passed away in peace and tranquillity. ..."

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