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Definition of Guardian

Guardian
Guardian Guard"i*an, a. Performing, or appropriate to, the office of a protector; as, a guardian care. Feast of Guardian Angels (R. C. Ch.) a church festival instituted by Pope Paul V., and celebrated on October 2d. Guardian angel. (a) The particular spiritual being believed in some branches of the Christian church to have guardianship and protection of each human being from birth. (b) Hence, a protector or defender in general. --O. W. Holmes. Guardian spirit, in the belief of many pagan nations, a spirit, often of a deceased relative or friend, that presides over the interests of a household, a city, or a region.
Guardian
Guardian Guard"i*an, n. [OF. guardain, gardien, F. gardien, LL. guardianus. See Guard, v. t., and cf. Wasden.] 1. One who guards, preserves, or secures; one to whom any person or thing is committed for protection, security, or preservation from injury; a warden. 2. (Law) One who has, or is entitled to, the custody of the person or property of an infant, a minor without living parents, or a person incapable of managing his own affairs. Of the several species of guardians, the first are guardians by nature. -- viz., the father and (in some cases) the mother of the child. --Blockstone. Guardian ad litem(Law), a guardian appointed by a court of justice to conduct a particular suit. Guardians of the poor, the members of a board appointed or elected to care for the relief of the poor within a township, or district.

Meaning of Guardian from wikipedia

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- The Guardians of Scotland were the de facto heads of state of Scotland during the First Interregnum of 1290–1292, and the Second Interregnum of 1296–1306...
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- The Silver Guardian (Chinese: 銀之守墓人; pinyin: Yín Zhī Shǒu Mù Rén) is a Chinese web manhua created by Ling Meng and illustrated by Ming Xung. It was published...
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