guardian angel


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guardian angel

believed to protect a particular person. [Folklore: Misc.]
See: Angel

guardian angel

term for Christian namesake who watches over a young child. [Christianity: Misc.]
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Gerald Dumoulin, CEO of Guardian Angel, said the merger is the result of an environment of increased competition and economic pressures that has made it increasingly difficult to continue growing and providing all the products that its members need.
The red beret wearing Guardian Angels were founded in 1979 to combat violence and crime on New York's subways.
So if you get a strange feeling of something telling you that you need to phone someone, call them - it's probably their guardian angel asking you to do it.
The survey showed 45% of those interviewed from Oxford and 43% of those from Hull said they believed they had a guardian angel, with this figure falling to 16% for those in Edinburgh.
Guardian Angel House joins other books in Second Story Press's "Holocaust Remembrance" series in contributing to the important body of books that document the history of children during this dark time.
The Guardian Angel looks different from other sprays because it has more of a flat design, similar to a cell phone or pager, and features an integral clip so it can be fastened on a belt.
Steph's guardian angel, a tough cop named Morelli, vies with Ranger for her affections.
Yet on September 24th in Madison, while armed with a gun, he became guardian angel to a woman violently victimized by a miscreant bent on robbery (or worse).
Most Americans are familiar with the story of the ambitious George Bailey, who, seemingly trapped in his hometown of Bedford Falls, in a moment of despair is driven to attempt suicide; and how after encountering his guardian angel, Clarence Oddbody, Angel Second Class, the despondent hero is eventually convinced of the worth of his life.
Guardian Angel and Other Stories [collected from Nellie Bloom and Guardian Angel].
Courting death, when the Grim Reaper arrives, he conveniently brings along with him a fallen guardian angel in the shape of an estranged brother, who appears to be redeemed by Ryan's tranquil wisdom.