verb (used with object), an·geled, an·gel·ing or, esp. British an·gelled, an·gel·ling.
- angel bed,
- angel cake,
- angel dust,
- angel falls,
- angel food cake
Origin of angel
Examples from the Web for angel
Especially not when the display in question includes an angel falling from the sky in flames, surrounded by Biblical verses.
Lindsay Ellingson, an “angel” for three years, said she had been inspired by Giselle and Heidi Klum.I Got Kicked Out Of The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show|Nico Hines|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was the voice of an angel, but I wanted the face, the photos, the video of the family.
The baby was naturally attracted to the bowlful of gold and jewels, but an angel intervened and pushed his hand to the other bowl.Jon Stewart and 'Meet The Press' Would Have Been One Unhappy Marriage|Lloyd Grove|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Suppose you actually do have an angel over your shoulder telling you the right thing to do.It’s Official: Religion Doesn’t Make You More Moral|Elizabeth Picciuto|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But all is over with me on earth, and this must be an Angel.Our Mutual Friend|Charles Dickens
The man was innocent of any evil intent on this occasion, but Ravenshaw would have quarrelled with an angel just then.The Red Man's Revenge|R.M. Ballantyne
The angel in thee and rejects the sprites That ineffectual crowd about his strength, And mingle with his work and claim a share!The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846|Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
They say an angel of the devil lives here and thrashes around at times in terrible anger.Carmen Ariza|Charles Francis Stocking
By the angel's advice young Tobias taketh hold on a fish that assaulteth him.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Word Origin for angel
14c. fusion of Old English engel (with hard -g-) and Old French angele, both from Latin angelus, from Greek angelos "messenger, envoy, one that announces," possibly related to angaros "mounted courier," both from an unknown Oriental word (Watkins compares Sanskrit ajira- "swift;" Klein suggests Semitic sources). Used in Scriptural translations for Hebrew mal'akh (yehowah) "messenger (of Jehovah)," from base l-'-k "to send." An Old English word for it was aerendgast, literally "errand-spirit."
Of persons, "loving; lovely," by 1590s. The medieval gold coin (a new issue of the noble, first struck 1465 by Edward VI) was so called for the image of archangel Michael slaying the dragon, which was stamped on it. It was the coin given to patients who had been "touched" for the King's Evil. Angel food cake is from 1881; angel dust "phencyclidine" is from 1968.