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gentleman-at-arms

[jen-tl-muh n-uh t-ahrmz] /ˈdʒɛn tl mən ətˈɑrmz/
noun, plural gentlemen-at-arms.
1.
(in England) one of a guard of 40 gentlemen who attend the sovereign on state occasions.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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British Dictionary definitions for gentlemen at arms

gentleman-at-arms

noun (pl) gentlemen-at-arms
1.
a member of the guard who attend the British sovereign on ceremonial and state occasions
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