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guardian angel

an angel believed to protect a particular person, as from danger or error.
a person who looks after or is concerned with the welfare of another.
Origin of guardian angel
First recorded in 1625-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She was glad to feel that, unknown to him, she was his guardian angel.

    Light O' The Morning L. T. Meade
  • Why should her mother not be near her, leaning over her at this moment like a guardian angel?

    Nobody's Girl Hector Malot
  • He did so with an astonished stare, and, calling me his father and guardian angel, swore an eternal gratitude.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • The guardian angel of Grindley junior seized the opportunity.

    Tommy and Co. Jerome K. Jerome
  • And they have haunted me, Salome, like the eyes of a guardian angel ever since they first looked upon me.

    The Lost Lady of Lone E.D.E.N. Southworth

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