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a person or special body of persons assigned to provide protection or keep watch over, for example

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Thus, in the two instances when Kitty most needs a friend and protectress to preserve her sense of place, Tolstoy emphasizes that Varenka has willingly helped her by forgoing a place of her own.
En su articulo sobre la Virgen de los Remedios, Curcio-Nagy escribe que es "possible that worshippers did not know that the Peregrina was a duplicate image of the original" ("Native Icon to City Protectress .
The very distillation of what grandmothers are supposed to be, Pilar (Marcia Breia) is the ultimate protectress, full of the confidence and fearlessness of age.
A half-sister to Protectress and closely related to Armiger, both of whom were class acts trained by Cecil, she has been catching the eye of Newmarket work watchers.
She was indeed the goddess of war, not above setting one hero against another in a fight to the death--sometimes to satisfy her own spite--but she was also the goddess of wisdom, protectress of the city and of domesticity, although herself a fierce virgin.
Secondly, there is the role of the protectress, providing blessings for good health and fecundity with the names of "Niam Nkauj Kab Yeeb" (Lady Kaying), "Tus Kab Yeeb" (the Kaying, euphemism of "Tus Dab Kab Yeeb") (the spirit Kab Yeeb), "Dab Kab Yeeb" (Spirit Kaying).
Thus, the subtitles in the bicycling magazines given before or after the bicyclist's name, such as "From Our Gallery of Graceful Riders," "A High Protectress of the Sport of Ladies' Bicycling," or "Prize-Winning Amateur Acrobatic Bicyclist," give the image significance through its identification within codes of cultural and social status (Figure 5).
Protectress of life, she also plays the role of mediatrix in her family and her circle.
Osyth is a passionate and vengeful protectress who vehemently defends the material interests of herself and her faithful, holding out to the audience the prospect of celestial help in the redress of terrestrial wrongs.
One of Boucher's closest associates had been Diderot's protectress, Mme de Pompadour.
Nor can the tawny boy expect to accrue any material advantage from his removal--he is chosen to be the playmate and future attendant on the son of his new protectress.
After defending Ronsard's poetry at court in 1550, she was regarded as the protectress of the Pleiade poets.
As Protestant warrior queen and militant protectress of international Calvinism, she dominates the oppositional discourses of the period, a glorious foil setting off the alleged failings of her successors; but Stuart texts also represent her as benevolent and majestic absolutist facing down an insubordinate Commons; as master-architect of a via media between prerogative and Parliamentary rule; as female figurehead deferring to the masculine wisdom of her advisors; as Machiavellian despot; as the "embodiment of Whiggery" (109).
Curiously, Lysistrata seems to have no husband or family--perhaps because, as Barnard classics professor Helene Foley suggested to me, she is a stand-in for the virgin goddess and protectress of the city, Athena.
Two races as a juvenile, the second of which saw Islington finish a narrowly beaten third of 12 to the useful Protectress in a Listed race at Newmarket, marked her down as a filly of immense promise.