angel

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English[edit]

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Statue of an angel

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English angel, aungel, ængel, engel, from Anglo-Norman angele, angle and Old English ængel, engel (angel, messenger), possibly via an early Proto-Germanic *angiluz but ultimately from Latin angelus, from Ancient Greek ἄγγελος (ángelos, messenger). Cognate with Scots angel (angel), West Frisian ingel (angel), Dutch engel (angel), Low German engel (angel), German Engel (angel), Swedish ängel (angel), Icelandic engill (angel), Gothic 𐌰𐌲𐌲𐌹𐌻𐌿𐍃 (aggilus, angel, messenger).

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Noun[edit]

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  1. A divine and supernatural messenger from a deity, or other divine entity.
    • Ben Jonson
      The dear good angel of the Spring, / The nightingale.
  2. Module error The lowest order of angels, below virtues.
  3. A selfless person.
    You made me breakfast in bed, you little angel.
  4. Module error An altitude, measured in thousands of feet.
    Climb to angels sixty.
  5. An affluent individual who provides capital for a startup, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity.
  6. A minister or pastor of a church, as in the Seven Asiatic churches.
    • Bible, Rev. ii. 1
      Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write.
  7. Module error Attendant spirit; genius; demon.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
  8. Module error An ancient gold coin of England, bearing the figure of the archangel Michael, and varying in value from six shillings and eightpence to ten shillings.

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Verb[edit]

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  1. Module error To support by donating money.
    • 1984, “American Magazine”, volume 118, page 88: 
      You've got to come to Chicago to meet Duell, and see Wilson, who's going to angel the show.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

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  1. sting, dart (insect's organ)
  2. hook, fish-hook, angle

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German[edit]

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Old Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

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  1. angel

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

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Slovene[edit]

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Noun[edit]

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  1. angel

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Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

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West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

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  1. What a bee uses to sting when it feels threatened: a sting, a stinger.
  2. A fishing rod.

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