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rector
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 6
1. A ruler or governor.
4. The head master of a public school.
5. The superior officer or chief of a convent or religious house; and among the Jesuits the superior of a house that is a seminary or college.
6. The chief elective officer of some universities, as in France and Scotland; sometimes, the head of a college; as, the of Exeter College, or of Lincoln College, at Oxford.
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