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Good Samaritan

good samaritan n

[from the good Samaritan in the New Testament parable (Luke 10:30-37)]
: one who voluntarily renders aid to another in distress although under no duty to do so

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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