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protector

History a person who exercised royal authority during the minority, absence, or incapacity of the monarch

protector

[prə′tek·tər]
(electricity)
Device to protect equipment or personnel from high voltages or currents.
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to accepte: and though they be of an others growing, yet considering they be of my owne gathering and makeing vp: respect my labour and regard my good wil, and not onely receaue them, but vouchsaue to be a protecter of them from the spightful, which (perhaps) wil enuie that I either presented you, or gathered them, before they had done one, or both: and so might spoyle this Nosegay, and not to let it come so happili vnto your handes, as I wish it mai.
Nevertheless, even though there is much that is distasteful in Holmes's judicial record, he is remembered today as the great advocate of judicial restraint in Lochner and the great protecter of free speech in Abrams and Gitlow.

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