safeguard (n.) Old form(s): safegard , safe-guard
safeguarding, defence, protection
3H6 II.ii.18[Clifford to King] doves will peck in safeguard of their brood
Cor III.ii.68[Volumnia to Coriolanus, of the people] For the inheritance of their loves and safeguard / Of what that want might ruin
MM V.i.416[Duke to Mariana] Consenting to the safeguard of your honour / I thought your marriage fit
R3 V.iii.260[Richmond to his soldiers] If you do fight in safeguard of your wives, / Your wives shall welcome home the conquerors
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