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Definition of Cherub

  • A mysterious composite being, the winged footstool and chariot of the Almighty, described in Ezekiel i. and x.
  • A symbolical winged figure of unknown form used in connection with the mercy seat of the Jewish Ark and Temple.
  • One of a order of angels, variously represented in art. In European painting the cherubim have been shown as blue, to denote knowledge, as distinguished from the seraphim (see Seraph), and in later art the children's heads with wings are generally called cherubs.
  • A beautiful child; -- so called because artists have represented cherubs as beautiful children.
  • an angel of the second order whose gift is knowledge; usually portrayed as a winged child
  • a sweet innocent baby

How to use cherub in a sentence. Cherub pronunciation.

That this couple had been driven from the celestial garden, and that a cherub with a flaming sword had been placed at the gate to guard it.
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Joe, who with Frank and Arthur had formed a trio noted for its loyalty and good fellowship, looked as solemn as a boy who resembled a good-natured cherub could, and shook hands with Mrs. Hamilton and Ruth with a fervor that made them wince.
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I see a cherub that sees them.
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These branches were adorned with little painted pictures of cherubs with the ruddy complexions of tradition.
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THE HEAVENLY WORLD, THE THRONE OF GOD AND HIS COURT-THE ELDERS, CHERUBS, SEALED BOOK, LAMB, ETC.
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I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seven seals, and heard one of the four cherubs say like the sound of thunder, Come.
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To my frantic eyes she seemed to tower above us by at least a foot, and beside her Jimmy was a red, perspiring cherub.
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He turned over and looked up from his cushions like an ill-treated and suffering cherub.
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The reader can see the picture in any drawing-room; it can be easily recognized: the Virgin (the only young and really beautiful Virgin that was ever painted by one of the old masters, some of us think,) stands in the crescent of the new moon, with a multitude of cherubs hovering about her, and more coming; her hands are crossed upon her breast, and upon her uplifted countenance falls a glory out of the heavens.
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Just look at her little face looken like a cherub's.
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Ulie was in bed at the time sleeping like an innocent cherub and smiling in his sleep.
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And a cherub stretched forth his hand from between the cherubim, unto the fire that was between the cherubim, and took, and put it into the hands of Him who was clothed with linen.
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With these words he drives man out of Paradise, and places before it the cherubs, and the flaming sword, which turns every way, to keep the way of the tree of Life (Genesis i. 4b-iii. 24).
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No thought appears of any life AFTER death, and life WITHOUT death might have been, but has been forfeited, now the cherub guards the approach to the tree of life, of which man might have eaten when in Paradise but did not.
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It was not removed from the earth after the fall; it is there still, else whence the need of cherubs to guard the access to it?
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The belief in the cherubs which guard Paradise is also widely diffused.
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At this moment a little fellow, who, with his flaxen locks and blue eyes, was a very cherub in plumpness and the clearness of his brow, came toddling out of the door of the house, struggling with a basin of yellow corn, which, shifting about in his arms, he just managed to keep possession of till he reached old Sylvester's knee.
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Cherubs that could live only in the tropics, and wings without muscles to manipulate them, did not mean much to him.
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These cherubs symboled the joy of life, and when Allegri wished to sign his name, he drew a cherub.
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If he went away from home on little journeys, he stopped with peasants along the way and made merry with the children and outlined a chubby cherub on the cottage-wall, to the delight of everybody; and in the morning was sent on his way with blessings, Godspeeds, and urgent invitations to come again.
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Examples of Cherub

Example #1
And in fact, the Virgin holds in her hand a branch of fruit, which she seems to offer to the Herdsman; and the branch, emblem of autumn, placed in the picture of Mithra* between winter and summer, seems to open the door and give knowledge, the key of good and evil.
Example #2
Rather the head of Medusa; that head of a woman once so beautiful, which Perseus cut off and which beholds in his hand, is only that of the virgin, whose head sinks below the horizon at the very moment that Perseus rises; and the serpents which surround it are Orphiucus and the Polar Dragon, who then occupy the zenith.
Example #3
Arthur had been his hero and chum ever since they were small boys in knickerbockers.
Example #4
They were doing their best to be cheerful and entertaining, for all felt oppressed by the fact that there was to be a party in the Hamilton house without Arthur as host.
Example #5
But, come; for England!-Farewell, dear mother.
Example #6
So is it, if thou knew'st our purposes.