Safe"guard` (?), n. [Safe = guard: cf. F. sauvegarde.]

1.

One who, or that which, defends or protects; defense; protection.

Shak.

Thy sword, the safeguard of thy brother's throne. Granville.

2.

A convoy or guard to protect a traveler or property.

3.

A pass; a passport; a safe-conduct.

Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.


Safe"=guard`, v. t.

To guard; to protect.

Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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