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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GUIDER

He was the politician of the concern, the handshaker, the guider of its policy.

By the motion communicated to the guide bar (guider), the diamond pattern is produced, as shown in fig. 994.

Finally, God himself is the guider and director of him that ruleth, here prescribing to him how he is to rule, viz.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to lead, direct, conduct," from Old French guider "to guide, lead, conduct" (14c.), earlier guier, from Frankish *witan "show the way" or a similar Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *wit- "to know" (cf. German weisen "to show, point out," Old English witan "to see"), from PIE *weid- "to see" (see vision). The form of the French word influenced by Old Provençal guidar (n.) "guide, leader," or Italian guidare, both from the same source. Related: Guided; guiding.

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