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Teacher is following — O God! (6)


I believe the answer is:


'god' is the definition.
(Egyptian god)

'teacher is following o' is the wordplay.
'teacher' becomes 'sir' (way of addressing a male teacher).
'following' is a charade indicator (letters next to each other).
'siris' after 'o' is 'OSIRIS'.

(Other definitions for osiris that I've seen before include "Husband of Isis, father of Horus - sis or I (anag)" , "Egyptian god - sis or I (anag)" , "Egyptian god of the dead" , "Egyptian god, father of Horus" , "underworld boss" .)

I've seen this clue in The Guardian.
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