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  • noun Plural form of cherub.


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Hebrew כרוב ("cherub") + English -s plural suffix


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  • To my weary eye the finest of the groups is that of Mars and Neptune, with flying cherubs, which is superbly drawn and coloured.

    A Wanderer in Venice Harry [Illustrator] Morley 1903

  • David has over 20 other designs, including the name of Harper etched in script along his left collarbone and a design of Jesus being carried by three cherubs, which is dedicated to his three boys.

    Evening Standard - Home 2011

  • Explaining the cherub tattoo, which he had in February, David previously said: It is Jesus being carried by three cherubs and obviously the cherubs are my boys and so my thought of it is that at some point my boys are going to need to look after me and that's what they're doing in the picture.

    Evening Standard - Home 2011

  • The new inking sits above a design of Jesus being carried by three cherubs, which is dedicated to sons

    Evening Standard - Home 2011

  • I think the wingless "cherubs" in white are her children who were miscarried.

    call me a philistine if you like, Dymphna 2008

  • In addition to that trio of "cherubs" (as Jim Matheson of

    NYT > Home Page By STU HACKEL 2010

  • Sushil Cheema/The Wall Street Journal The outdoor space showcases Ms. Patterson's collection of urns and putti, sculptures of cherubs.

    Connecticut Escape Sushil Cheema 2011

  • Their two children, Nick and Sofi, are the models for the cherubs on the original package for Beth's Babies Heavenly Cookies.

    Sally Fay: Cooking Up a Dream: Beth's Community Kitchen in Mill Valley Sally Fay 2012

  • With his cherubs, alien like creatures on lotus pods, tigers, and hounds, Jean creates another universe.

    James Jean's 'Rebus' At Martha Otero Gallery In Los Angeles The Huffington Post News Editors 2011

  • I turned around and looked at my two cherubs in their car seats.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Moms Jack Canfield 2011


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