Part of speech: noun

One who intercedes; a mediator.

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Usage examples "intercessor":

  1. And Rodrigo arose and prayed to our lady and intercessor St. Mary, that she would pray to her blessed son for him to watch over both his body and soul in all his undertakings; and he continued in prayer till the day broke. - "Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four", Charles H. Sylvester.
  2. They are the same two which we have often met already- on the one hand, a narrow Judaising enforcement of ceremonial and punctilios of outward observance; on the other hand, a dreamy Oriental absorption in imaginations of a crowd of angelic mediators obscuring the one gracious presence of Christ our Intercessor. - "The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon", Alexander Maclaren.
  3. On such points we shall find the Apostle James to be an authority; for he was the great intercessor of the early Church, the man of whom they said that his knees were worn hard like the knees of a camel. - "Memoranda Sacra", J. Rendel Harris.