bear leader


: one that takes charge of a young man on cultural travels : a traveling tutor
sent with a bear leader to the continent for years to be ripenedP. E. More

Word History


bear entry 1, from the way trained bears were led around on a chain by their masters

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“Bear leader.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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