an; f. A female teacher, an instructress, preceptress
:-- Lǽrestre doctrix,
Ælfc. Gr. 9, 64; Zup. 71, 8. Siððan clypode heó hire tó ða ylcan lǽrestran, Homl. Th. ii. 543, 8. [Cf. Wick.
lerere: Prompt. Parv.
lerare doctor, instructor: Goth.
laisareis: O. H. Ger.
lehrer; but the form to which these point, and which would be a masculine corresponding to
lǽrestre, seems not to occur, the usual word being