Adjective(1) providing protective supervision; watching over or safeguarding
(1) St Giles is there as the tutelary saint of Baldung's patron, Canon Giles Haas, and may be a portrait of that dignitary, carrying his staff of office although dressed as a friar.(2) But the colonial anthropologist came to be in something of a tutelary relationship with a younger scholar from England.(3) The wall-text description of the latter as ├ö├ç├┐display figures├ö├ç├û is questionable, since they are primarily tutelary deities to which devotees made regular votary offerings.(4) Such a vigil might involve fasting and an all-night experience outdoors, during which the initiate comes in direct contact with the gods, discovers his or her own power and connects with tutelary , totemic or guardian spirits.(5) Death, a total vision for Masson, held sway over all things, and it became a tutelary divinity as he attempted to purify his soul and purge his memory of horrible events.(6) According to Saint-Julien, Divio was founded by the emperor Aurelian to appease the tutelary gods of the Celtic settlement which he had recently destroyed.(7) This may be a sign from various tutelary deities that we are unwelcome here.(8) Stephanie is the tutelary spirit, guiding her heart, the reader's, and the heart of place; shepherding them through watersheds of ideas as well as landscape.(9) The discovery in Rome in 1599 of an embalmed body, supposedly of St Cecilia, the tutelary saint of music, elicited papal approval for the airs and madrigals of the age of Monteverdi.(10) The covenant implied that the ultimate goal of the tutelary relationship was to educate the colonial peoples to political independence.(11) Astoundingly, this tutelary relationship between Britannia and Hibernia was represented on the notes of two Irish banks in the nineteenth century.(12) In Van Renterghem's words, Makine ├ö├ç├┐chose to write in French to escape the tutelary shadows of his fatherland├ö├ç├û and Hector Biancotti likewise notes Makine's ├ö├ç├┐power of freedom.├ö├ç├û(13) For example, the cult of ancestors and tutelary spirits, which extend the community in time and space, contrasts with antisocial individualistic cults.(14) In every village, there are dozens of shrines to tutelary or guardian spirits.(15) The ritual known as Feis Temrach (Mating of Tara), where the King was mated with the tutelary goddess of Ireland, confirmed the monarch's sovereignty.(16) In many parts of China, the tutelary deity ├ö├ç├┐tours├ö├ç├û the territory of the community he protects: in Fuzhou he often enters the ancestral halls to receive worship.
1. tutelar ::
2. custodial ::
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