tutelar

[ toot-l-er-ee, tyoot- ]SEE DEFINITION OF tutelar

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Ah, but his tutelar deities are better physicians, he thought.

From which time, the shoemakers made choice of them for their tutelar saints.

Doghda (Milk), the title of the tutelar goddess of Ireland, 339.

It is by no means a tutelar deity, since it may be bought or sold, loaned or inherited.

Faith in her tutelar god was, indeed, the secret of her greatness.

Osiris became from that time the tutelar deity of the Egyptians.

The horticultural tribe located at Cholula had Quetzalcohuatl for their tutelar deity.

This curious god is the hero of hundreds of folklore tales, and the tutelar deity of several of the societies of Zuñi.

The Chinese also believe in good and evil genii, and in tutelar spirits presiding over families, houses, and towns.

Manibhadra, the tutelar deity of travellers and merchants: probably a name of Kuvera, the god of wealth.

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