Definition for Angel (-s, -s')

angel (-s, -s'), n. [OE < L. < Gk 'messenger'.] (webplay: angel-shot, beautiful, call, figure, God, love, lute, man, resembling, say, small, tell, two, whiteness).

  1. Resident of heaven; servant of God in heaven; member of the heavenly host; person who has died and gone to heaven.
  2. Deity; Divinity; Jehovah; Lord; immortal Being.
  3. Guardian; defender; protector; one of the heavenly host; white-robed officer in the army of God.
  4. Seraph; ministering spirit; heavenly envoy; divine herald; messenger of God; holy one serving people on earth; intelligent being who communicates God's will to human beings.
  5. Advisor; mentor; beacon; guide; spirit.
  6. Good person; friendly neighbor; [fig.] sweet little girls.
  7. Bird; winged creature in Nature.

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