tutelary saint

  • 1 tutelary saint — Patron, good genius, guardian …

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  • 2 tutelary — /tooht l er ee, tyooht /, adj., n., pl. tutelaries. adj. 1. having the position of guardian or protector of a person, place, or thing: tutelary saint. 2. of or pertaining to a guardian or guardianship. n. 3. a person who has tutelary powers, as a …

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  • 3 tutelary — /ˈtjutələri/ (say tyoohtuhluhree) adjective 1. having the position of guardian or protector of a person, place, or thing: tutelary saint. 2. of or relating to a guardian or guardianship. –noun 3. one having tutelary authority, as an angel, saint …

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  • 4 tutelary — adj. (also tutelar) 1 a serving as guardian. b relating to a guardian (tutelary authority). 2 giving protection (tutelary saint). Etymology: LL tutelaris, L arius f. tutela: see TUTELAGE …

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  • 5 Tutelary deity — A tutelary (also tutelar) is a deity or spirit who is a guardian, patron or protector of a particular place, geographic feature, person, lineage, nation, culture or occupation. Both tutelary and tutelar can be used as either a noun or an… …

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  • 6 tutelary — tu•te•lar•y [[t]ˈtut lˌɛr i, ˈtyut [/t]] also tu•te•lar [[t] l ər[/t]] adj. n. pl. lar•ies 1) having the position of guardian or protector of a person, place, or thing 2) of or pertaining to a guardian or guardianship 3) a person who has tutelary …

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  • 7 Patron saint — The patron saint of a particular group of people is a saint who would protect and love the group and its members. Prayers by such people are considered more likely to be answered by their patron saint . Some consider it a special devotion to God… …

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  • 8 Patron saint — Patron Pa tron, a. Doing the duty of a patron; giving aid or protection; tutelary. Dryden. [1913 Webster] {Patron saint} (R. C. Ch.), a saint regarded as the peculiar protector of a country, community, church, profession, etc., or of an… …

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  • 9 Safety — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Safety >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 safety safety security surety impregnability Sgm: N 1 invulnerability invulnerability invulnerableness &c.???adj. Sgm: N 1 danger past danger past danger over Sgm …

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  • 10 tu|te|lar|y — «TOO tuh LEHR ee, TYOO », adjective, noun, plural lar|ies. –adj. 1. having the position of guardian, especially protecting or watching over a particular person, place, or thing: »a tutelary saint. 2. of a guardian; protective: »a tutelary charm.… …

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  • 11 Friend — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Friend >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 friend friend friend of one s bosom Sgm: N 1 acquaintance acquaintance neighbor wellwisher Sgm: N 1 alter ego alter ego Sgm: N 1 bosom friend bosom friend fast friend …

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  • 12 safety — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Secure condition Nouns 1. safety, safeness, security, surety, assurance; impregnability, invulnerability, invulnerableness; escape, safety valve; safeguard, passport, safe conduct; confidence (see hope) …

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  • 13 guardian — I. n. 1. Warden, keeper, protector, defender, preserver. 2. Guardian angel, tutelary saint, good genius, attendant spirit. II. a. Protecting, tutelary …

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  • 14 Dhule — This article is about the municipality in Maharashtra, India. For its namesake district, see Dhule district. Dhule (धुळे)   city   …

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  • 15 Barra —    BARRA, a parish and island, in the county of Inverness; including the islands of Bernera, Fladda, Fuday, Helesay, Mingala, Pabba, Sandra, and Watersay; and containing 2363 inhabitants, of whom 1977 are in the island of Barra. The word Barra is …

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  • 16 Aberlour — This article is about the town. For the whisky, see Aberlour Single Malt. Coordinates: 57°28′29″N 3°13′00″W / 57.474626°N 3.216763°W / 57.474626; …

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  • 17 Dhule district — This article is about the district. For its eponymous headquarters, see Dhule. Dhule district धुळे जिल्हा Location of Dhule district in Maharashtra …

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  • 18 Aberlour —    ABERLOUR, a parish, in the county of Banff, 5 miles (W. N. W.) from Dufftown, on the road from Elgin to Grantown; containing, with the village of Charlestown, 1352 inhabitants. This parish, formerly called Skirdustan, signifying, in the Gaelic …

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  • 19 Auchterless —    AUCHTERLESS, a parish, in the district of Turriff, county of Aberdeen, 7 miles (S. by W.) from Turriff; containing 1685 inhabitants. The name of this place is derived from a Gaelic word signifying, a cultivated field on the side of a hill,… …

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  • 20 Botriphnie —    BOTRIPHNIE, a parish, in the county of Banff, 5½ miles (S. W.) from Keith; containing 714 inhabitants. This parish is situated in the narrowest part of the county, comprehending its whole breadth, bounded by Aberdeenshire on the south, and on… …

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