from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who has promised to indemnify another person against loss or liability.
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More than likely what Cheney was doing was going there to bless this nonsense akin to a dictator’s move and provide indemnity to these 5 Majors as an American 3rd party indemnitor to guarantee these contracts would be upheld with the blood of our troops.
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