For the purpose of keeping these raiders away and defending the women and children, a home guard was organized.
A home guard has been organized, which is to be armed and patrol the streets at night.
The old gentlemen were both members of the home guard, and drilled assiduously every evening.
I have not served in the Confederate army or navy, or even been a member of a home guard.
What a first-rate kitchen police in a home guard outfit that bimbo would make!
The home guard was called out, and the women and children ran about seeking places of safety.
Our men waved their knob-kerries, assegais, and shields in the air, and Labotsibeni's home guard did the same.
The already existing democratic club was rapidly organized into the nucleus of a home guard, and recruited in numbers.
Strangers had to give an account of themselves to the home guard now.
In less than an hour the home guard was out in force on the town green, with Jack in command.
A resident of a place; native; local (1900s+ Circus & hoboes)