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 n.  person guided and protected by a more prominent person
Classic Sentence:
1  It's that protege of yours, that sweet Princess Drubetskaya, that Anna Mikhaylovna whom I would not take for a housemaid.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI
2  The rain was descending in torrents, and Rostov, with a young officer named Ilyin, his protege, was sitting in a hastily constructed shelter.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XII
3  That day Prince Vasili no longer boasted of his protege Kutuzov, but remained silent when the commander-in-chief was mentioned.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER II
4  Well, I shall write to the abbe; I shall hold him responsible for his protege's misconduct, and I shall soon know all about this assassination.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 43. The House at Auteuil.
5  Meanwhile she lay on her bed with old Joanna at her side, for even in her wanderings she did not forget her forlorn protege.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER EIGHTEEN
6  My protege, as you call him, is a sensible man; and sense will always have attractions for me.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 10
7  This led to a more friendly and confidential dialogue; from which Oliver discovered that his friend's name was Jack Dawkins, and that he was a peculiar pet and protege of the elderly gentleman before mentioned.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence:
1  Jason, as his father's protege, is destined to probe the mysteries of the hometown church.
2  She's Funny That Way is Bogdanovich's first feature in 13 years, partly bankrolled by his proteges Wes Anderson and Noah Baumbach and starring Owen Wilson as a feckless theatre director.