Tútelage. n.s. [tutelle, tutelage, Fr. tutela, Lat.] Guardianship; state of being under guardian.
If one in the possession of lands die, and leave a minor to succeed to him, his tutelage belongeth to the king. Drummond.
He accoupled the ambassage with an article in the nature of a request, that the French king might, according unto his right of seigniory or tutelage; dispose of the marriage of the young duchess of Britany. Bacon.