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pro·tec·tor

(prō-tek'tŏr),
A cover or shield.
[L.L. protectus from pp. protegere, to protect, to cover over]

protector

/pro·tec·tor/ (-tek´ter) a substance in a catalyst that prolongs the rate of activity in the latter.

pro·tec·tor

(prŏ-tek'tŏr)
A cover or shield.
[L.L. protectus from pp. protegere, to protect, to cover over]
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Cromwell's speeches to his protectoral parliaments, with their biblical metaphors, repetition, and heightened sense of humility and piety, also exemplified the plain style.
Two years later, again on the defensive with his second protectoral parliament, Cromwell disavowed all rhetoric and flattery, declaring that "I will tell you plainly, for it is not time for compliments nor rhetorical speeches; I have none truly but to tell you how we find things.
40) At the first Protectoral installation, alongside "the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the City of London, in their Scarlet Gownes," Cromwell appeared "in a black Suit and Cloake.