guard-honor

guard of honor

noun
a guard specially designated for welcoming or escorting distinguished guests or for accompanying a casket in a military funeral.
Also called honor guard.


Origin:
1915–20

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guard of honor

noun
an escort for a distinguished guest or for the casket at a military funeral [syn: honor guard
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