Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who intercedes; a mediator; an intercessor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who intercedes; an intercessor; a mediator.

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  • noun One who intercedes; an intercessor; a mediator.

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Examples

  • So much the more lovely is the remembrance of that kind interceder, usually an occupant of the same pew with ourselves, who, regarding the minister the while with unmoved countenance, was wont ever and anon, with quiet hand, to insinuate within my childish grasp the beatifying lozenge, or the snow-white and aromatic sassafras or wintergreen "pipe."

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 108, October, 1866

  • Kurmaindar, the Pen-damei, or mediator and interceder.

    The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido For the Suppression of Piracy

  • The courage of the intercession can scarcely be appreciated in the present day; in that melancholy period, the slightest word uttered in behalf of the Insurgents, brought on the interceder the imputation of secret Jacobitism, a suspicion which even President Forbes incurred.

    Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 Volume II.

  • Now prayers were going to be offered up for the dead, and the visible woman was to act as interceder with the invisible one in heaven.

    Through Five Republics on Horseback, Being an Account of Many Wanderings in South America

  • Schaff also notes the usual Protestant objection, but gently answers his co-religionists, concluding with the reminder that Catholics "do not pray to Mary as the giver of the mercies desired, but only as the interceder, thinking that she is more likely to prevail with her Son than any poor unaided sinner on earth".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • For these and many other enterprises he was rewarded by Yü Ti with various magic articles and with the title of Generalissimo of the West, and is regarded as so successful an interceder with Yü Ti that he is prayed to for all sorts of benefits.

    Myths and Legends of China

  • But Enlil was not his highest god, he was the interceder who carried the prayers of Lugal-zaggisi to the beloved father, Anu, god of the sky.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria

  • He was therefore one of the many developed forms of Tammuz -- a solar, corn, and military deity, and an interceder for mankind.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria

  • [502] Et encore: Christ a perpetuelle sacrificature; c'est pourquoi il peut sauver en plein ceux qui s'approchent de Dieu par lui, toujours vivant pour interceder pour eux.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • So stands St. George ever before the youth of the world, one of the champions of Christendom, a model of courage, a brave interceder for the oppressed, an example of pure, firm and enduring doing for others, a true soldier of Christ.

    Heroes Every Child Should Know

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