What does the word seraph mean?

Usage examples for seraph

  1. His object was to illuminate it, in the hope of " a man all light, a seraph man," shining through the snow. – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  2. God knew him as closely as He knew the angel next His throne, and had marked out his course with as much concern as that of the seraph. – The Revolution in Tanner's Lane by Mark Rutherford