protect

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act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them accompaniment , escort
bank named by a lending syndicate of several banks to protect their interests agent bank , lead bank
garment of cloth or leather or plastic that is tied about the waist and worn to protect your clothing apron
garment worn over clothes to protect them from dirt apron
specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire armor plate , armor plating , armour plate , plate armor , plate armour
terrorist organization in Colombia formed in 1997 as an umbrella for local and regional paramilitary groups; is financed by earnings from narcotics and serves to protect the economic interests of its members AUC , Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia , United Self-Defense Force of Colombia , United Self-Defense Group of Colombia
medieval hood of mail suspended from a basinet to protect the head and neck aventail , camail , ventail
official employed to protect prisoners and keep the courtroom in order bailiff
movable piece of armor on a medieval helmet used to protect the lower face beaver
bell-shaped glass cover used to protect and display delicate objects or to cover scientific apparatus or to contain gases bell glass , bell jar
loose one-piece garment worn to protect the wearer against dangerous biological or chemical agents biohazard suit
mechanism that creates a barrier between brain tissues and circulating blood; serves to protect the central nervous system blood-brain barrier
secrecy of police officers who lie or look the other way to protect other police officers blue wall , blue wall of silence , wall of silence
group of men who escort and protect some important person bodyguard , guard
trumpeter of Brazil and Guiana; often kept to protect poultry in Brazil Brazilian trumpeter , Psophia crepitans
sea barrier to protect harbor breakwater , bulwark , groin , mole
protect and cushion buffer , buttress , insulate , shield
(Middle Ages) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm cannon
Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701) Captain Kidd , Kidd , William Kidd
mask to protect the face of the catcher in baseball catcher's mask
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