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Horse Guards

noun
1.
a body of cavalry serving as a guard.
2.
a cavalry brigade from the household troops of the British monarch.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45

horse guard

noun
1.
a black and yellow sand wasp, Bembix carolina, of the southern U.S., preying on flies that gather around horses and cattle.
Origin
1790-1800
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British Dictionary definitions for Horse Guards

Horse Guards

plural noun
1.
the cavalry regiment that, together with the Life Guards, comprises the cavalry part of the British sovereign's Household Brigade
2.
their headquarters in Whitehall, London: also the headquarters of the British Army
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