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guardian angel

noun
1.
an angel believed to protect a particular person, as from danger or error.
2.
a person who looks after or is concerned with the welfare of another.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35
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British Dictionary definitions for guardian angels

Guardian Angels

plural noun
1.
vigilante volunteers who patrol the underground railway in New York, London, and elsewhere, wearing red berets, to deter violent crime
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