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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A biblical figure frequently represented as a composite being with large wings, a human head, and an animal body and regarded as a guardian of a sacred place and as a servant of God.

Usage examples (24)
  • They are also called cherubim and seraphim, that is, cherubs and seraphs.
  • Of the third saith David: Adscendit super cherubim, He ascended above cherubim, that is above the plenitude of science and of knowledge.
  • Between man and the garden, that is "to the east," "cherubim" are placed.
  • "cherubim" we use to decorate our homes for Christmas. for more
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