Definition of Pedagogue

1. Noun. Someone who educates young people.




Definition of Pedagogue

1. n. A slave who led his master's children to school, and had the charge of them generally.

2. v. t. To play the pedagogue toward.

Definition of Pedagogue

1. Noun. A teacher or instructor of children; one whose occupation is to teach the young. ¹

2. Noun. A pedant; one who by teaching has become overly formal or pedantic in his or her ways; one who has the manner of a teacher. ¹

3. Noun. (archaic) A slave who led the master's children to school, and had the charge of them generally. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pedagogue

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Medical Definition of Pedagogue

1. 1. A slave who led his master's children to school, and had the charge of them generally. 2. A teacher of children; one whose occupation is to teach the young; a schoolmaster. 3. One who by teaching has become formal, positive, or pedantic in his ways; one who has the manner of a schoolmaster; a pedant. Origin: F. Pedagogue, L. Paedagogus, Gr., a boy + to lead, guide; cf. Leading. See Page a servant, Agent. To play the pedagogue toward. Origin: Cf. L. Paedagogare to instruct. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Pedagogue

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1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1882)
"MORE DIVERSIONS OF A pedagogue.1 TF these are days of education, they are also ... The fact is, the practical pedagogue has little time for advancing his ..."

2. Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopaedia of Universal Authorship by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon (1893)
"Twos a jolly old pedagogue, long ago, Tall and slender, and sallow and dry ; His form was bent, and bis gait was slow, His long, thin hair was as white as ..."

3. Wisconsin Journal of Education by Wisconsin Education Association Council, Wisconsin Education Association, Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction (1867)
"The Jolly Old pedagogue. Tall, and slender, and sallow, and dry ;, His form was bent and his gait was slow, And his long, thin hair was white as snow, ..."

4. American Familiar Verse, Vers de Société by Brander Matthews (1904)
"Said the jolly old pedagogue, long ago. With the stupidest boys he was kind and cool, Speaking only in gentlest tones; The rod was hardly known in his ..."

5. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1853)
"Laying by his wig and cane, therefore, and once more wielding the ferule, he resumed the character of the pedagogue, and for some time reigned as vicegerent ..."

6. A Day in Old Athens: A Picture of Athenian Life by William Stearns Davis (1914)
"The Schoolboy's pedagogue. — It is a great day for an Athenian boy when he is given a pedagogue ... A really capable pedagogue can mean everything to a boy; ..."

7. Golden Poems by British and American Authors by Francis Fisher Browne (1906)
"THE JOLLY OLD pedagogue Tall and slender, and sallow, and dry; His form was bent, and his gait was slow, His long, thin hair was as white as snow; ..."

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