Origin of rector
Examples from the Web for rector
Rector was attending a Sunday night game between the Yankees and Red Sox when he dozed off.
In fact, the suit tries to somehow find MLB liable for a still picture of Rector posted on a website called NotSportcenter.
Dalil Boubakeur, the rector of the Grande Mosquée in Paris, has warned of radicalism amongst young Muslim males in the city.
Rector extrapolated to a national average: fine with running water, not so fine with such a small number of observations.
In 1810 he was called to be rector of the newly established university.Edward Caldwell Moore|Edward Moore
Had there been light enough for Rosario to see the Rector's face, she would doubtless have obeyed, frightened.Mayflower (Flor de mayo)|Vicente Blasco Ibez
The rector of Meresby, being appealed to, knew nothing of the matter.The Book of Dreams and Ghosts|Andrew Lang
He reserved that bit of information for the rector of Trinity when he came in, an hour later.The Americanization of Edward Bok|Edward William Bok
From this it appears that Wm. Proctor was the rector from 1601 to 1627, covering the period of the last of the Washingtons there.Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3.|Benson J. Lossing
British Dictionary definitions for rector
Word Origin for rector
Word Origin and History for rector
late 14c. (early 13c. in Anglo-Latin), from Latin rector "ruler, governor, director, guide," from rect-, past participle stem of regere "to rule, guide" (see regal). Used originally of Roman governors and God, by 18c. generally restricted to clergymen and college heads. Related: Rectorship.