Word of the Day: Defender
de-fend-er / dĭ-fĕnd-ər
1. one who protects against an attack
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Calvin Coolidge, 1872 – 1933
2. one who defends or champions a cause; an advocate
The Queen of England is Defender of the Faith but the President of the United States is Defender of the Constitution, which defends all faiths.
Walter F. Mondale, 1928 – 2021