Guides and Guiding
cicerone a person who acts as a guide, especially to the historical sites and antiquities of a place. courier British. a person hired by travelers to make arrangements for a tour and to act as guide. cynosure anything that guides or leads; hence, a center of attention. pharology the technique or practice of guiding ships by means of signal lights, as in lighthouses. valet-de-place a man who acts as guide to strangers and travelers. xenagogy Obsolete, the guiding of strangers. —xenagogue, n.