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tutelar
used in The House of the Seven Gables

2 uses
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Definition
providing protective supervision; watching over or safeguarding
  • They were a species of tutelary sprite, or Banshee; although winged and feathered differently from most other guardian angels.
    Chapter 6 — Maule's Well (34% in)
  • The vapor of the broiled fish arose like incense from the shrine of a barbarian idol, while the fragrance of the Mocha might have gratified the nostrils of a tutelary Lar, or whatever power has scope over a modern breakfast-table.
    Chapter 7 — The Guest (16% in)

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