Also Lao-tse Pinyin, Lao·zi.

Tao Te Ching

[dou de jing]
  1. the philosophical book in verse supposedly written by Lao-tzu.
Also called Lao-tzu, Lao-tse. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for lao-tse

Historical Examples of lao-tse

  • It consists in the study of the teachings of Confucius and Lao-tse.

  • Lao-Tse, we assert, is the ideal author to read while the barber is at his business.

    Plum Pudding

    Christopher Morley

  • This man was called Lao-tse, a recluse and philosopher, who was already an old man when Confucius began his travels.

  • When preparing for this distinguished office he discovers within himself leanings towards the religion of Lao-Tse.

  • But the effect of this relation is fatal to its identification with the non-resistance doctrine of Buddha and Lao-tse.