Pedagogue

(3 syl.) means a boy-leader. It was a slave whose duty it was to attend the boy whenever he left home. A schoolmaster “leads” his boys, morally and otherwise. (Greek, pais agogenus.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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