gentle man-at-arms


noun, plural gentlemen-at-arms.
(in England) one of a guard of 40 gentlemen who attend the sovereign on state occasions.

1855–60 Unabridged
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n , pl gentlemen-at-arms
a member of the guard who attend the British sovereign on ceremonial and state occasions

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