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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).

Protectrix, n. [med. L., fem. of L. prōtector. Cf. Protectrice n., 17th c. Eng. (1647).] A protectress. — a1499 Contempl. Sinn. 1143 (Asl.).
Protectrix
c1515 Kennedy Asl. MS II 273/9. 1513 Doug. x v 98.
O blyssyt moder of the goddis … Be my protectrix [E. protecteris, 1553 protectour]
a1568 Scott i 39.
Preis ay to be protectrix of the pure

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