knight in shining armor
A rescuer or defender, as in What this political party needs is a knight in shining armor to change its tarnished image. This metaphoric expression alludes to a medieval knight. [Mid-1900s]
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Another member of the plot took care of the ammo along with black uniforms, night-vision equipment, and body armor.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
So she lies to the knight, telling him Madalena is sorry and wants him back.
Her travel clique has been known to arrive at an airport, bags packed, passport-in-hand, within hours of spotting a deal.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The NOPD fired Knight in 1973 for stealing lumber from a construction site as an off-duty cop.
The sun was shining when they arrived at Salon, the gayest, the most coquettish, the most laughing little town in Provence.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
He saw a large building, in front of which were long, slender strips of shining steel.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
Jos lifted himself on his elbow, and fixing his shining eyes on Ramona, said in Spanish, "My mother asks if you are travellers?"Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
The governor made a strong thrust at him, which almost knocked him down; but showed that he was clad in armor.